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socket_base::reuse_address

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

typedef implementation_defined reuse_address;

Implements the SOL_SOCKET/SO_REUSEADDR socket option.

Examples

Setting the option:

boost::asio::ip::tcp::acceptor acceptor(io_service); 
...
boost::asio::socket_base::reuse_address option(true);
acceptor.set_option(option);

Getting the current option value:

boost::asio::ip::tcp::acceptor acceptor(io_service); 
...
boost::asio::socket_base::reuse_address option;
acceptor.get_option(option);
bool is_set = option.value();
Requirements

Header: boost/asio/socket_base.hpp

Convenience header: boost/asio.hpp


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