DEVNAME(3) BSD Programmer's Manual DEVNAME(3)
devname - get device name
#include <sys/stat.h> #include <stdlib.h> char * devname(dev_t dev, mode_t type);
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.
The devname function call appeared in 4.4BSD. MirOS BSD #10-current June 4, 1993 1
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