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Re: Cannot import "character device" file

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-15 20:39:59 CET

kfogel@collab.net writes:
> =?ks_c_5601-1987?B?w9bAr8HY?= <nazarino@nstek.com> writes:
> > I want all files to be controlled, i.e. character device type file.
> > But i received below messages;
> >
> > # svn import /dev svn://srcsvr/devices
> > svn: Can't detect MIME type of non-file '/dev/fd4u3520'
> >
> > # ls -l /dev/fd4u3520
> > brw-rw---- 1 root floppy 2, 236 Apr 11 2002 /dev/fd4u3520
> >
> > # svn --version
> > svn, version 1.1.1 (r11581)
>
> You are receiving this error because Subversion does not support
> versioning of device files. It can only do regular files,
> directories, and Unix-style symbolic links.
>
> The error message above is quite unclear, however. I've patched it;
> I'll commit the improved error message as soon as my patch passes
> 'make check'. Thanks for the report.

Okay, done in r11913.

-Karl

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