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DEVNAME(3)									       DEVNAME(3)

NAME
       devname - get device name

SYNOPSIS
       #include <sys/types.h>

       char *
       devname(dev, type)
	   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 available, the string ??	is returned.

SEE ALSO
       stat(2), dev_mkdb(8)

HISTORY
       The devname function call appeared in 4.4BSD.

4th Berkeley Distribution		 February 3, 1995			       DEVNAME(3)
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