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NAME

g_provider_by_name - "find GEOM provider with given name"

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Restrictions/conditions
Return Values
See Also
Authors

SYNOPSIS


.In geom/geom.h "struct g_provider *" g_provider_by_name "const char *name"

DESCRIPTION

The g_provider_by_name function searches for a provider called name and returns the structure
.Vt g_provider bound to it. Argument name should be a name, not a full path (i.e., "da0", instead of "/dev/da0").

RESTRICTIONS/CONDITIONS

The topology lock has to be held.

RETURN VALUES

The g_provider_by_name function returns a pointer to the provider called name or NULL if there is no such provider.

SEE ALSO

geom(4), DECLARE_GEOM_CLASS(9), g_access(9), g_attach(9), g_bio(9), g_consumer(9), g_data(9), g_event(9), g_geom(9), g_provider(9), g_wither_geom(9)

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