Name

get-slot-pointer — Retrieves a pointer from a slot of a structure. Macro

Syntax

     get-slot-pointer obj type field => pointer
    

Arguments and Values

obj

A pointer to foreign structure.

type

A name of the foreign structure.

field

A name of the desired field in foreign structure.

pointer

The value of the field in the structure.

Description

This is similar to get-slot-value. It is used when the value of a slot is a pointer type.

Examples

(get-slot-pointer foo-ptr 'foo-structure 'my-char-ptr)

Side Effects

None.

Affected by

None.

Exceptional Situations

None.