Very strange problem with 2.2.2 (and 2.3-rc1) on FreeBSD-5.x

john heasley heas at
Thu Mar 11 18:31:16 UTC 2004

Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 10:27:16AM +0100, Erik Wenzel:
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 09:43:36AM -0500, Jeff Aitken wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > I'm seeing a very strange problem with rancid-2.2.2 (and 2.3-rc1).
> > I've been talking privately with some of the developers but this has
> > all of us stumped.  Part of the problem is that no one has managed to
> > duplicate the symptoms I'm seeing, so I'm I'm sending this to the
> > -discuss list in the hopes that someone out there has seen something
> > similar.  
> >From time to time I have dublicate lines in config files, which disappear
> on the following run. I use rancid-2.2.2 with expect-5.38.0 and tcl8.4.1
> on Solaris8. The occurance is arbitrary, so I am a bit aimless, howto
> debug this problem

Could you supply an example, please.

What type of device is being collected?  what connection method, telnet or

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