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basic_raw_socket::send (3 of 3 overloads)

Send some data on a connected socket.

    typename ConstBufferSequence>
std::size_t send(
    const ConstBufferSequence & buffers,
    socket_base::message_flags flags,
    boost::system::error_code & ec);

This function is used to send data on the raw socket. The function call will block until the data has been sent successfully or an error occurs.



One or more data buffers to be sent on the socket.


Flags specifying how the send call is to be made.


Set to indicate what error occurred, if any.

Return Value

The number of bytes sent.


The send operation can only be used with a connected socket. Use the send_to function to send data on an unconnected raw socket.