objc_super

Specifies the superclass of an instance.

Declaration

struct objc_super {
    ...
};

Discussion

The compiler generates an objc_super data structure when it encounters the super keyword as the receiver of a message. It specifies the class definition of the particular superclass that should be messaged.

Topics

Fields

receiver

A pointer of type id. Specifies an instance of a class.

super_class

A pointer to a Class data structure. Specifies the particular superclass of the instance to message.

Instance Properties

receiver

A pointer of type id. Specifies an instance of a class.

super_class

A pointer to a Class data structure. Specifies the particular superclass of the instance to message.

See Also

Instance Data Types

id

A pointer to an instance of a class.