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Re: Handspring Visor (PalmOS, USB) sync'ing w/ Evolution?

On Tue, 2002-06-11 at 19:10, Jeremy T. Bouse wrote:
> 	I have my Visor syncing with Evolution on my laptop fine... The
> one difference in my setup and from what you don't mention is that I
> also use devfs so the device nodes don't exist until I hit the sync
> button... The only thing I had to do was increase the timeout variable
> for the pilot link configuration... Otherwise I had no problems and it
> was pretty much self-explantory to get it working... Just follow'd the
> wizard and increased the timeout and it was done...

This can be indeed very problematic, but what I did (devfs user here) is
create my own device files in ~/dev/. I then point all programs that
need to sync to my own dev files (and not the system wide /dev).
Syncing works then, without other hassles.

$ ls -la ~/dev 
total 8
drwxr-xr-x    2 maniac   maniac       4096 Mar  7 16:02 .
drwxr-x---   81 maniac   maniac       4096 Jun 12 13:00 ..
crwx------    1 maniac   maniac   188,   0 Mar  7 15:04 0
crwx------    1 maniac   maniac   188,   1 Mar  7 16:03 1
lrwxrwxrwx    1 maniac   maniac          1 Mar 30 16:32 pilotsync -> 1

Mark Janssen -- maniac(at)maniac.nl -- GnuPG Key Id: 357D2178
Unix / Linux, Open-Source and Internet Consultant @ SyConOS IT
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