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basic_datagram_socket::open (2 of 2 overloads)

Inherited from basic_socket.

Open the socket using the specified protocol.

boost::system::error_code open(
    const protocol_type & protocol,
    boost::system::error_code & ec);

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

Parameters

protocol

An object specifying which protocol is to be used.

ec

Set to indicate what error occurred, if any.

Example
boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket socket(io_service);
boost::system::error_code ec;
socket.open(boost::asio::ip::tcp::v4(), ec);
if (ec)
{
  // An error occurred.
}

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