[rancid] Adjust Rancid-Run Default Run Location

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Mon Jul 29 17:53:26 UTC 2019

Fri, Jul 26, 2019 at 09:37:36AM +0000, Sheeter, Kyle:
> Hey guys,
> I have been trying to figure out what happened to my RANCID install after a linux upgrade, and it looks like it adjusted some parameters that my predecessor setup when he built the machine.  He used a subdirectory (/home/rancid/rancid/) to store all of our RANCID files, but when I did the ubuntu upgrade now rancid-run just runs from the default directory.
> I looked over the man page but didn't see anything on how to change that.  Anyone have some good documentation on how to change that?

etc/rancid.conf:BASEDIR see rancid.conf(5); presumably the upgrade saved a
copy of the old file as etc/rancid.conf.<something>.

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