Manual Reference Pages - RANCID-CVS (1)
rancid-cvs - initialize CVS, Subversion or git and rancid group files and directories
rancid-cvs [-V] [
[group [group ...]]
rancid-cvs creates the directories and
for each rancid group and handles the revision control system (CVS,
Subversion or git) set-up in the location defined by the
It must be run after the initial installation and whenever a rancid group is
CVSROOT is a URL,
rancid-cvs will not initialize the repository, the user must do this themselves.
to configure itself, then proceeds with the initialization.
First of the CVS, Subversion or git repository, if necessary, and then for
each of the rancid groups listed on the command-line or those in the variable
if the argument is omitted.
rancid-cvs for groups which already exist will not cause problems. If the groups
directory already exists, the import into the revision control system
will be skipped, and if its
already exists, it will not be altered.
The command-line options are as follows:
The best method for adding groups is by adding the group name to
Do not create the directories manually, allow rancid-cvs to do it.
Prints package name and version strings.
-f group_config_file |
Specify an alternative rancid.conf. The global rancid.conf file is read by
In the case of git, the groups are not exactly imported into the repository,
rather a new repository is created for it, due to the way that git handles,
what it calls, sparse checkouts.
Instead, each group is a separate repository under the
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