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posix_ttyname - Determine terminal device name

posix_ttyname( resource|int$file_descriptor ): string|false

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



The file descriptor, which is expected to be either a file resource or an int. An int 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 file_descriptor. On failure, returns false