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    SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
    Jan Engelhardt <> wrote:

    > >> > > The struct stat->st_rdev field need to be stable too to comply to POSIX?
    > >> > Correct.
    > >A particular file on the system must not change st_dev while the system
    > >is running.
    > >
    > Attention, I asked for st_rdev (=major/minor as presented in ls -l),
    > not st_dev (major/minor of the disk /dev is on).

    I was of course talking about st_dev

    But as a note: st_rdev from the device carrying the FS becomes st_dev
    for all files inside a particular FS.


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