CM_Get_Parent function

The CM_Get_Parent function obtains a device instance handle to the parent node of a specified device node (devnode) in the local machine's device tree.

Syntax


CMAPI
CONFIGRET
WINAPI CM_Get_Parent(
  _Out_ PDEVINST pdnDevInst,
  _In_  DEVINST  dnDevInst ,
  _In_  ULONG    ulFlags
);

Parameters

pdnDevInst [out]

Caller-supplied pointer to the device instance handle to the parent node that this function retrieves. The retrieved handle is bound to the local machine.

dnDevInst [in]

Caller-supplied device instance handle that is bound to the local machine.

ulFlags [in]

Not used, must be zero.

Return value

If the operation succeeds, the function returns CR_SUCCESS. Otherwise, it returns one of the CR_-prefixed error codes defined in Cfgmgr32.h.

Remarks

For information about using a device instance handle that is bound to the local machine, see CM_Get_Child.

Requirements

Target platform

Universal

Version

Available in Microsoft Windows 2000 and later versions of Windows.

Header

Cfgmgr32.h (include Cfgmgr32.h)

Library

Cfgmgr32.lib;
OneCoreUAP.lib on Windows 10

DLL

CfgMgr32.dll

See also

CM_Get_Child
CM_Get_Parent_Ex

 

 

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