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DEVNAME(3) NetBSD Library Functions Manual DEVNAME(3)
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devname -- get device name
Standard C Library (libc, -lc)
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, NULL is returned.
The traditional display for applications when no device is found is the
/var/run/dev.cdb Device database file.
The devname function call appeared in 4.4BSD.
NetBSD 8.0 June 3, 2012 NetBSD 8.0