[rancid] reason for autoenable?

Lee ler762 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 13:35:01 UTC 2010

On 8/26/10, john heasley <heas at shrubbery.net> wrote:
> Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 03:04:25PM -0400, Lee:
>>   ... more newbie questions
>> If the userid automatically gets priv level 15 at login and you forget
>> to set the autoenable flag the clogin script times out waiting for the
>> ">" prompt.  Why was the autoenable flag added instead of changing the
>> expect script to look for # or >?  It seems nicer not to require a
>> flag...
> i'll blame Hank again.  autoenable just simplifies the code by moving the
> burden.
> I have a patch to remove it, but it still wants to enable.  i'd like poeple
> to test before its is committed.  see attached.

I'll be glad to give it a try; I need to apply the patch to clogin.in
and then do a "make && make install" - correct?

I'm not going to be at work 'til Monday, so it'll be a few days


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