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getsockname

Section: Sockets Library Functions (3SOCKET)
Updated: 12 Dec 1997
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NAME

getsockname - get socket name  

SYNOPSIS

cc [ flag ... ] file ... -lsocket -lnsl [ library ... ]
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/socket.h> 

int getsockname(int s, struct sockaddr *name, socklen_t *namelen);  

DESCRIPTION

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

RETURN VALUES

If successful, getsockname() returns 0; otherwise it returns -1 and sets errno to indicate the error.  

ERRORS

The call succeeds unless:

EBADF The argument s is not a valid file descriptor.

ENOMEM There was insufficient memory available for the operation to complete.

ENOSR There were insufficient STREAMS resources available for the operation to complete.

ENOTSOCK The argument s is not a socket.

 

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
MT-LevelSafe

 

SEE ALSO

bind(3SOCKET), getpeername(3SOCKET), socket(3SOCKET), attributes(5)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
ERRORS
ATTRIBUTES
SEE ALSO

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