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DEVNAME(3)		 BSD Library Functions Manual		    DEVNAME(3)

NAME
     devname — get device name

SYNOPSIS
     #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, NULL is returned.

     The traditional display for applications when no device is found is the
     string “??”.

SEE ALSO
     stat(2), dev_mkdb(8)

HISTORY
     The devname function call appeared in 4.4BSD.

4.4BSD				April 29, 1995				4.4BSD
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