ctermid - get controlling terminal name
char *ctermid(char *s);
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros
() returns a string which is the pathname for the current
controlling terminal for this process. If s
is NULL, a static buffer is
used, otherwise s
points to a buffer used to hold the terminal
pathname. The symbolic constant L_ctermid
is the maximum number of
characters in the returned pathname.
The pointer to the pathname.
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes
POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, Svr4.
The returned pathname may not uniquely identify the controlling terminal; it
may, for example, be /dev/tty
It is not assured that the program can open the terminal.