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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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