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std::pointer_traits::to_address(3) C++ Standard Libary std::pointer_traits::to_address(3)


std::pointer_traits::to_address - std::pointer_traits::to_address


Defined in header <memory>
static element_type* to_address( pointer p ) (since C++20)
noexcept; (optional member of program-defined

Constructs a raw pointer that references the same object as its pointer-like ("fancy
pointer") argument.

This function, if defined, is the inverse of pointer_to, and exists as the
customization point to be called by std::to_address.


p - fancy pointer/pointer-like object

Return value

A raw pointer of the type element_type* that references the same memory location as
the argument p.

See also

pointer_to obtains a dereferenceable pointer to its argument
[static] (public static member function)
to_address obtains a raw pointer from a pointer-like type
(C++20) (function template)