Bug 81750

Summary: rdist fails to replicate named pipe files
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Need Real Name <dwtrusty>
Component: rdistAssignee: Phil Knirsch <pknirsch>
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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'.



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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Use rdist to try to replicate a named pipe (created by 'mknod <name> p')
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Actual Results:  An error message is printed

Expected Results:  Named pipe should be replicated.

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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