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std::pointer_traits::to_address

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

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.

[edit] Parameters

p - fancy pointer/pointer-like object

[edit] Return value

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

[edit] See also

[static]
obtains a dereferenceable pointer to its argument
(public static member function) [edit]
obtains a raw pointer from a pointer-like type
(function template) [edit]