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basic_socket_acceptor::accept (4 of 4 overloads)

Accept a new connection and obtain the endpoint of the peer.

template<
    typename SocketService>
boost::system::error_code accept(
    basic_socket< protocol_type, SocketService > & peer,
    endpoint_type & peer_endpoint,
    boost::system::error_code & ec);

This function is used to accept a new connection from a peer into the given socket, and additionally provide the endpoint of the remote peer. The function call will block until a new connection has been accepted successfully or an error occurs.

Parameters

peer

The socket into which the new connection will be accepted.

peer_endpoint

An endpoint object which will receive the endpoint of the remote peer.

ec

Set to indicate what error occurred, if any.

Example
boost::asio::ip::tcp::acceptor acceptor(io_service);
...
boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket socket(io_service);
boost::asio::ip::tcp::endpoint endpoint;
boost::system::error_code ec;
acceptor.accept(socket, endpoint, ec);
if (ec)
{
  // An error occurred.
}

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