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basic_socket_streambuf::open (1 of 2 overloads)

Inherited from basic_socket.

Open the socket using the specified protocol.

void open(
    const protocol_type & protocol = protocol_type());

This function opens the socket so that it will use the specified protocol.

Parameters

protocol

An object specifying protocol parameters to be used.

Exceptions

boost::system::system_error

Thrown on failure.

Example
boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket socket(io_service);
socket.open(boost::asio::ip::tcp::v4());

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