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NAME

getsockname - get socket name

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
Errors
See Also
History
Bugs

LIBRARY


.Lb libc

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/types.h
.In sys/socket.h int getsockname "int s" "struct sockaddr * restrict name" "socklen_t * restrict namelen"

DESCRIPTION

The getsockname system call returns the current name for the specified socket. The namelen argument should be initialized to indicate the amount of space pointed to by name. On return it contains the actual size of the name returned (in bytes).

RETURN VALUES


.Rv -std getsockname

ERRORS

The call succeeds unless:
[EBADF]
The argument s is not a valid descriptor.
[ECONNRESET]
The connection has been reset by the peer.
[ENOTSOCK]
The argument s is a file, not a socket.
[ENOBUFS]
Insufficient resources were available in the system to perform the operation.
[EFAULT]
The name argument points to memory not in a valid part of the process address space.

SEE ALSO

bind(2), getpeername(2), socket(2)

HISTORY

BUGS


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