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perlfunc:socket

by gods (Initiate)
on Aug 24, 1999 at 22:42 UTC ( [id://263] : perlfunc . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

socket

See the current Perl documentation for socket.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:


socket - create a socket



socket SOCKET,DOMAIN,TYPE,PROTOCOL



Opens a socket of the specified kind and attaches it to filehandle SOCKET. DOMAIN, TYPE, and PROTOCOL are specified the same as for the system call of the same name. You should `` use Socket;'' first to get the proper definitions imported. See the example in Sockets: Client/Server Communication.