[rancid] Re: cvs issues after migration

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Wed Mar 4 18:53:30 UTC 2009

Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 11:11:57AM -0700, Mike Ashcraft:
> The simple answer is that Rancid uses the CVS client to keep track of versions.  
> The versions in your CVS repository do not match those in the rancid/var/<GROUP>/configs/CVS directories.  If everything was setup properly in the migration, this can be fixed by go into each rancid/var/<GROUP>/configs directory and running 'cvs update' to bring those copies in line with the repository.
> See the rancid faq and/or the CVS documentation for further info.

Right; my guess would be that rancid ran while he copied the CVS repository.

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