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>>>>> "docv" == docv <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>>> wrote the following on Fri, 15 Feb 2002 22:37:52 -0600
docv> It connects to both boxes but then this is what I get;
docv> sh: stat: command not found Traceback (most recent call last):
In order to copy device files, rdiff-backup tries using the 'stat'
command to figure out the major/minor numbers and the 'mknod' command
to make the device. This only works if your stat and mknod are
compatible with linux's. You don't seem to have a 'stat' at all (why
not?), so I suggest you exclude your device directory ("--exclude
/dev") or use the new --exclude-device-files option.
There's a bug in the current version that makes
--exclude-device-files fail when the remote side is the reading side
(?). I posted a bugfix patch to the list for this a while ago, but
there hasn't been a new release since.
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