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socket_base

The socket_base class is used as a base for the basic_stream_socket and basic_datagram_socket class templates so that we have a common place to define the shutdown_type and enum.

class socket_base
Types

Name

Description

broadcast

Socket option to permit sending of broadcast messages.

bytes_readable

IO control command to get the amount of data that can be read without blocking.

debug

Socket option to enable socket-level debugging.

do_not_route

Socket option to prevent routing, use local interfaces only.

enable_connection_aborted

Socket option to report aborted connections on accept.

keep_alive

Socket option to send keep-alives.

linger

Socket option to specify whether the socket lingers on close if unsent data is present.

message_flags

Bitmask type for flags that can be passed to send and receive operations.

non_blocking_io

IO control command to set the blocking mode of the socket.

receive_buffer_size

Socket option for the receive buffer size of a socket.

receive_low_watermark

Socket option for the receive low watermark.

reuse_address

Socket option to allow the socket to be bound to an address that is already in use.

send_buffer_size

Socket option for the send buffer size of a socket.

send_low_watermark

Socket option for the send low watermark.

shutdown_type

Different ways a socket may be shutdown.

Protected Member Functions

Name

Description

~socket_base

Protected destructor to prevent deletion through this type.

Data Members

Name

Description

max_connections

The maximum length of the queue of pending incoming connections.

message_do_not_route

Specify that the data should not be subject to routing.

message_out_of_band

Process out-of-band data.

message_peek

Peek at incoming data without removing it from the input queue.


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