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DEVTONAME(9)	      DragonFly Kernel Developer's Manual	  DEVTONAME(9)

NAME

devtoname -- converts cdev_t data into a string indicating the device name

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/conf.h> const char * devtoname(cdev_t dev);

DESCRIPTION

The devtoname() function returns a pointer to the name of the device passed to it. The name is whatever was set to it in make_dev(). If no name is associated with dev, a pointer to a string consisting of a ``#'' followed by ``major/minor'' as it applies to dev is returned.

HISTORY

The devtoname() interface first appeared in FreeBSD 4.0 DragonFly 3.9 February 10, 2009 DragonFly 3.9