[rancid] rancid/cvs stuck on providing diffs from config a week old with latest hourly config

Gareth Hopkins gabbawp at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 19:24:10 UTC 2011


Run a manual cvs update in the group directory that's giving the issues (cvs update  -PdA) and check for any modified (M) or conflict (C) files. 


On 27 Sep 2011, at 7:10 PM, Drikus Brits wrote:

> HI,
> Checked for any lock file, none present. Also note that I have 7 different groups , and only getting the duplicates for 1 specific group that I added more devices to.
> d.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: james machado [mailto:hvgeekwtrvl at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 6:45 PM
> To: Drikus Brits
> Cc: rancid-discuss at shrubbery.net
> Subject: Re: [rancid] rancid/cvs stuck on providing diffs from config a week old with latest hourly config
> 2011/9/27 Drikus Brits <Drikus.Brits at vodacom.co.za>:
>> Hi All,
>> I recently added about 5 - 10 devices, and also added a statement into the
>> "rancid" file to filter a specific line out of the config.
>> Since then Rancid , or more CVS I believe seems to be stuck on comparing
>> configs from a week ago to the latest hourly config.
> last time this happened to me it was a locking issue with CVS/SVN.  It
> had not released the lock and could not updated the files. stop your
> rancid and CVS/SVN then find the lock files for CVS/SVN and clear
> those out then restart the apps again.
> james
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