sockets / socket_connect

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NAME

socket_connect() - initiate a connection on a socket

SYNOPSIS

#include <socket_err.h>

int socket_connect( int s, string address,
string read_callback,
string write_callback );

DESCRIPTION

The  argument  s  is  a socket. s must be either a STREAM mode or a MUD
mode socket. address is the address to which the socket will attempt to
connect.  address is of the form: "127.0.0.1 23"

The  argument read_callback is the name of a function for the driver to
call when the socket gets data from its peer. The read callback  should
follow this format:

void read_callback(int fd, mixed message)

Where fd is the socket which received the data, and message is the data
which was received.

The argument write_callback is the name of a function for the driver to
call  when  the  socket  is  ready to be written to. The write callback
should follow this format:

void write_callback(int fd)

Where fd is the socket which is ready to be written to.

RETURN VALUES

socket_connect() returns:

EESUCCESS on success.

a negative value indicated below on error.

ERRORS

EEFDRANGE      Descriptor out of range.

EEBADF         Descriptor is invalid.

EESECURITY     Security violation attempted.

EEMODENOTSUPP  Socket mode not supported.

EEISLISTEN     Socket is listening.

EEISCONN       Socket is already connected.

EEBADADDR      Problem with address format.

EEINTR         Interrupted system call.

EEADDRINUSE    Address already in use.

EEALREADY      Operation already in progress.

EECONNREFUSED  Connection refused.

EECONNECT      Problem with connect.

SEE ALSO

socket_accept(3), socket_close(3), socket_create(3)