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Inherited from posix::basic_descriptor.
Get a const reference to the lowest layer.
const lowest_layer_type & lowest_layer() const;
This function returns a const reference to the lowest layer in a stack of layers. Since a descriptor cannot contain any further layers, it simply returns a reference to itself.
A const reference to the lowest layer in the stack of layers. Ownership is not transferred to the caller.