[Bug 1804] New: FreeBSD mknod can't create FIFO's and sockets

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Wed Sep 22 09:02:59 GMT 2004


           Summary: FreeBSD mknod can't create FIFO's and sockets
           Product: rsync
           Version: 2.6.2
          Platform: All
               URL: http://lists.samba.org/archive/rsync/2002-
        OS/Version: FreeBSD
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: core
        AssignedTo: wayned at samba.org
        ReportedBy: rsync-contact at fischglas.de
         QAContact: rsync-qa at samba.org
                CC: rsync-contact at fischglas.de

FreeBSD's mknod(2) is not specified to create other than character and block
device entries. For FIFO there exists mkfifo(2), for unix domain sockets 
socket(2) / bind(2).

Thomas Quinot issued the mentioned postingincluding a patch which has been
adopted by the FreeBSD ports maintainer.

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