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ctermid(3s)							   ctermid(3s)

Name
       ctermid - generate file name for terminal

Syntax
       #include <stdio.h>

       char ∗ctermid(s)
       char ∗s;

Description
       The  subroutine	generates the pathname of the controlling terminal for
       the current process, and stores it in a string.

       If s is a NULL pointer, the string is  stored  in  an  internal	static
       area, the contents of which are overwritten at the next call to and the
       address of which is returned.  Otherwise, s is assumed to  point	 to  a
       character  array	 of at least elements.	The pathname is placed in this
       array and the value of s is returned.  The constant is defined  in  the
       <stdio.h>  header  file.	  The  difference  between and is that must be
       handed a file descriptor and returns the actual name  of	 the  terminal
       associated  with	 that file descriptor, while returns a string ( ) that
       will refer to the terminal if used as a file name.  Thus subroutine  is
       useful only if the process already has at least one file open to a ter‐
       minal.

See Also
       ttyname(3)

								   ctermid(3s)
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