CONTAINER_OF(9) Driver Basics CONTAINER_OF(9)

NAME container_of - cast a member of a structure out to the containing structure

SYNOPSIS container_of(ptr, type, member);

ARGUMENTS ptr the pointer to the member.

type the type of the container struct this is embedded in.

member the name of the member within the struct.

COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. April 2016 CONTAINER_OF(9)