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December 6, 2011 / doganay

E212: Can’t open file for writing

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Hi,

If you hit this error when saving in vi, probably the directory does not exist.
E212: Can’t open file for writing

vi /mydirectory/a.sql

:w
E212: Can’t open file for writing

quit vi

ls -ld /mydirectory
ls: mydirectory: No such file or directory

tray and pray 🙂

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