[rancid] Re: FreeBSD 7.0 + Expect 5.43.0 -- Do I need to patch expect?
ecables at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 02:10:37 UTC 2008
This problem has made a resurgence this week, crashing out every night and
sending the CPU on the box that RANCID runs on sky high. I end up killing
the hung expect processes manually, but instead of staying constant it
appears to be getting worse (dang growing environments).
Any suggestions are welcome...
-- Eric Cables
On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 10:11 AM, Russell Jackson <raj at csub.edu> wrote:
> Eric Cables wrote:
> > I've been running into this problem quite frequently, about once a week
> > so rancid will hang for no apparent reason, and until I kill the process
> > will remain hung. I've read in the archives that Linux & Solaris have a
> > problem with expect that requires a patch, but does this also include
> > FreeBSD?
> I've been running rancid on FreeBSD 6.2 without issue for some time. I
> haven't had any
> hangs with respect to expect. I haven't tried it on FreeBSD 7.0 yet.
> $ uname -a
> FreeBSD svn.csub.edu 6.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE #0: Fri Jul 13
> 19:38:42 PDT 2000
> rjackson3 at thor.csub.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/THOR i386
> $ pkg_info | egrep 'tcl|rancid'
> expect-nox11-18.104.22.168 A sophisticated scripter based on tcl/tk
> rancid-local-2.3.2a7_1 Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ
> tcl-8.4.19,1 Tool Command Language
> I'm running a locally patched version of the rancid port to silence cisco
> diff noise (STP
> costs et al).
> $ diff -ur net-mgmt/rancid-devel local/rancid
> Only in local/rancid: .svn
> diff -ur net-mgmt/rancid-devel/Makefile local/rancid/Makefile
> --- net-mgmt/rancid-devel/Makefile Mon Dec 31 06:28:08 2007
> +++ local/rancid/Makefile Mon Feb 25 15:56:16 2008
> @@ -10,7 +10,6 @@
> PORTREVISION= 1
> CATEGORIES= net-mgmt
> MASTER_SITES= ftp://ftp.shrubbery.net/pub/rancid/
> -PKGNAMESUFFIX= <ftp://ftp.shrubbery.net/pub/rancid/-PKGNAMESUFFIX=>-devel
> MAINTAINER= janos.mohacsi at bsd.hu
> COMMENT= Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ
> Only in local/rancid/files: .svn
> Only in local/rancid/files: patch-bin::cat5rancid.in
> Only in local/rancid/files: patch-bin::clogin.in
> Only in local/rancid/files: patch-bin::rancid.in
> Only in local/rancid: pkg-message
> Russell A. Jackson <raj at csub.edu>
> Network Analyst
> California State University, Bakersfield
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