NAME FindName -- find a system list node with a given name SYNOPSIS node = FindName(start, name) D0,Z A0 A1 struct Node *FindName(struct List *, STRPTR); FUNCTION Traverse a system list until a node with the given name is found. To find multiple occurrences of a string, this function may be called with a node starting point. No arbitration is done for access to the list! If multiple tasks access the same list, an arbitration mechanism such as SignalSemaphores must be used. INPUTS start - a list header or a list node to start the search (if node, this one is skipped) name - a pointer to a name string terminated with NULL RESULTS node - a pointer to the node with the same name else zero to indicate that the string was not found.
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