[rancid] .cloginrc - problem with password

Trix Farrar trix at basement.net
Tue Jan 24 00:22:20 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 11:48:17PM +0100, Paolo De Michele wrote:
> my .cloginrc:
> add user xxxxxxxxxx
> add password {P-------l----3--------@} {L------x-x-0----l-------}
> from console:
> xxxxxxxxxx at's password:
> Permission denied, please try again.
> Error: Check your passwd for
> why?

I'm willing to bet that the '@' is tripping you up.  Try escaping it
with a backslash ('\@' instead of '@') in the password portion of your
~/.cloginrc.  I've run into that before.

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