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ip::address_v4

Implements IP version 4 style addresses.

class address_v4
Types

Name

Description

bytes_type

The type used to represent an address as an array of bytes.

Member Functions

Name

Description

address_v4

Default constructor.

Construct an address from raw bytes.

Construct an address from a unsigned long in host byte order.

Copy constructor.

any

Obtain an address object that represents any address.

broadcast

Obtain an address object that represents the broadcast address.

Obtain an address object that represents the broadcast address that corresponds to the specified address and netmask.

from_string

Create an address from an IP address string in dotted decimal form.

is_class_a

Determine whether the address is a class A address.

is_class_b

Determine whether the address is a class B address.

is_class_c

Determine whether the address is a class C address.

is_multicast

Determine whether the address is a multicast address.

loopback

Obtain an address object that represents the loopback address.

netmask

Obtain the netmask that corresponds to the address, based on its address class.

operator=

Assign from another address.

to_bytes

Get the address in bytes.

to_string

Get the address as a string in dotted decimal format.

to_ulong

Get the address as an unsigned long in host byte order.

Friends

Name

Description

operator!=

Compare two addresses for inequality.

operator<

Compare addresses for ordering.

operator<=

Compare addresses for ordering.

operator==

Compare two addresses for equality.

operator>

Compare addresses for ordering.

operator>=

Compare addresses for ordering.

Related Functions

Name

Description

operator<<

Output an address as a string.

The ip::address_v4 class provides the ability to use and manipulate IP version 4 addresses.

Thread Safety

Distinct objects: Safe.

Shared objects: Unsafe.

Requirements

Header: boost/asio/ip/address_v4.hpp

Convenience header: boost/asio.hpp


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