rsync and HP11.11 problem

Paul Slootman paul at
Mon Sep 19 08:51:49 GMT 2005

On Mon 19 Sep 2005, Mark, Oren wrote:
> We get the following error:
> receiving file list ... done
> mknod "/d/snap/m01/server_metadata/postgresql/.s.PGSQL.5432" failed:
> Invalid argument

These are unix sockets, which are created on the fly when the postgres
server is started. Hence it's not useful to copy these. I recommend
excluding them.
I agree, however, that the error shouldn't be given.

Paul Slootman

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