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basic_socket_acceptor::accept (3 of 4 overloads)

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

template<
    typename SocketService>
void accept(
    basic_socket< protocol_type, SocketService > & peer,
    endpoint_type & peer_endpoint);

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.

Exceptions

boost::system::system_error

Thrown on failure.

Example
boost::asio::ip::tcp::acceptor acceptor(io_service);
...
boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket socket(io_service);
boost::asio::ip::tcp::endpoint endpoint;
acceptor.accept(socket, endpoint);

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