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Inherited from basic_io_object.

Get the io_service associated with the object.

boost::asio::io_service & get_io_service();

This function may be used to obtain the io_service object that the I/O object uses to dispatch handlers for asynchronous operations.

Return Value

A reference to the io_service object that the I/O object will use to dispatch handlers. Ownership is not transferred to the caller.