Re: devname in glibc-bsd
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On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 11:52:40 +0200, Resul Cetin wrote:
> I have an application which needs to call devname to get the actual name of a
> device in /dev. It worked perfectly on FreeBSD, but I cannot find the function
> call on GNU/kFreeBSD port of debian. Is this a known problem or does there
> exist patches which address such a problem?
This function can be found in the libfreebsd-dev package in
GNU/kFreeBSD, but be advised this is not yet a portable interface, and
your package will not build on other GNU systems. In the future we'll
try to abstract this (and other such functions) and probably move them