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.\"     @(#)getdiskbyname.3	8.1 (Berkeley) 6/4/93
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.Dd June 4, 1993
.Dt GETDISKBYNAME 3
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm getdiskbyname ,
.Nm setdisktab
.Nd get generic disk description by its name
.Sh LIBRARY
.Lb libc
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.In sys/types.h
.In sys/disklabel.h
.In disktab.h
.Ft int
.Fn setdisktab "char *name"
.Ft struct disklabel *
.Fn getdiskbyname "const char *name"
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Fn getdiskbyname
function
takes a disk name (e.g.
.Ql rm03 )
and returns a prototype disk label
describing its geometry information and the standard
disk partition tables.
All information is obtained from the
.Xr disktab 5
file.
.Pp
The
.Fn setdisktab
function changes the default
.Sy disktab
file name from
.Pa /etc/disktab
.Pq aka Dv _PATH_DISKTAB
to
.Fa name .
.Sh RETURN VALUES
.Fn getdiskbyname
returns a null pointer if the entry is not found in the current
.Pa disktab
file.
.Pp
.Fn setdisktab
returns 0 on success and \-1 if
.Fa name
is a null pointer or points to an empty string.
.Sh FILES
.Bl -tag -width /etc/disktab -compact
.It Pa /etc/disktab
the default database of disk types.
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr disklabel 5 ,
.Xr disktab 5 ,
.Xr disklabel 8
.Sh HISTORY
The
.Fn getdiskbyname
function appeared in
.Bx 4.3 .
.Pp
The
.Fn setdisktab
function appeared in
.Nx 1.4 .
.Sh BUGS
The
.Fn getdiskbyname
function leaves its results in an internal static object and returns a
pointer to that object.
Subsequent calls will modify the same object.