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Bug 81750 - rdist fails to replicate named pipe files
Summary: rdist fails to replicate named pipe files
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rdist
Version: 7.3
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Phil Knirsch
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 2003-01-13 18:33 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2015-03-05 01:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-10-21 13:08:40 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2003-01-13 18:33:15 UTC
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Description of problem:
Rdist fails to replicate named pipe files. 

It prints an error message 'unkown file type'.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Use rdist to try to replicate a named pipe (created by 'mknod <name> p')

Actual Results:  An error message is printed

Expected Results:  Named pipe should be replicated.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2003-10-21 13:08:40 UTC
As the error message clearly prints, rdist is not capable of replicating named
pipes as it can't cope with those files.

Read ya, Phil

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