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BSD 2.11 - man page for devname (bsd section 3)

DEVNAME(3)				       Library Functions Manual 				   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 num- ber 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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