MirOS Manual: devname(3)

DEVNAME(3)                 BSD Programmer's Manual                  DEVNAME(3)

NAME

     devname - get device name

SYNOPSIS

     #include <sys/stat.h>
     #include <stdlib.h>

     char *
     devname(dev_t dev, mode_t type);

DESCRIPTION

     The devname() function returns a pointer to the name of the block or
     character device in /dev with a device number of dev, and a file type
     matching the one encoded in type which must be one of S_IFBLK or S_IFCHR.
     If no device matches the specified values, or no information is avail-
     able, a pointer to the string "??" is returned.

SEE ALSO

     stat(2), dev_mkdb(8)

HISTORY

     The devname function call appeared in 4.4BSD.

MirOS BSD #10-current            June 4, 1993                                1

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