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man pages section 9: DDI and DKI Properties and Data Structures

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Updated: Friday, August 13, 2021



free_rtn - structure that specifies a driver's message-freeing routine


#include <sys/stream.h> 

Interface Level

Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI).


The free_rtn structure is referenced by the datab structure. When freeb(9F) is called to free the message, the driver's message-freeing routine (referenced through the free_rtn structure) is called, with arguments, to free the data buffer.

Structure Members

void     (*free_func)()      /* user's freeing routine */
char     *free_arg           /* arguments to free_func() */

The free_rtn structure is defined as type frtn_t.

See Also

esballoc(9F), freeb(9F), datab(9S)

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