Bug#774080: udev: /dev/dvd symlink changed while a program using it was running

Martin Pitt mpitt at debian.org
Sun Dec 27 18:45:46 GMT 2015

Control: severity -1 normal
Control: tag -1 pending

Vincent Danjean [2014-12-28 15:02 +0100]:
>   While the extraction was running (with the bash loop), I put a CD in
> the DVD writer. To my surprise (it tooks me time to identify the root of
> the problem), the /dev/dvd symlink changed to point to the other hardware
> (ie it was pointing to /dev/sr0 and now is was /dev/sr1). 

I just committed a fix for this:


with that the links are now stable for the duration of the current

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