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ip::multicast::hops

Socket option for time-to-live associated with outgoing multicast packets.

typedef implementation_defined hops;

Implements the IPPROTO_IP/IP_MULTICAST_TTL socket option.

Examples

Setting the option:

boost::asio::ip::udp::socket socket(io_service);
...
boost::asio::ip::multicast::hops option(4);
socket.set_option(option);

Getting the current option value:

boost::asio::ip::udp::socket socket(io_service);
...
boost::asio::ip::multicast::hops option;
socket.get_option(option);
int ttl = option.value();
Requirements

Header: boost/asio/ip/multicast.hpp

Convenience header: boost/asio.hpp


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