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posix_ttyname

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

posix_ttynameDetermine terminal device name

Description

string posix_ttyname ( mixed $fd )

Returns a string for the absolute path to the current terminal device that is open on the file descriptor fd.

Parameters

fd

The file descriptor, which is expected to be either a file resource or an integer. An integer will be assumed to be a file descriptor that can be passed directly to the underlying system call.

In almost all cases, you will want to provide a file resource.

Return Values

On success, returns a string of the absolute path of the fd. On failure, returns FALSE

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casper at bcx dot nl
8 years ago
<?php
    var_dump
( posix_ttyname(STDOUT) );
?>

returns:
string(10) "/dev/pts/0"

When using pseudo terminal 1 (ie ssh)
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