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basic_socket_acceptor::async_accept (7 of 8 overloads)

Start an asynchronous accept.

    typename Executor1,
    typename MoveAcceptHandler = DEFAULT>
DEDUCED async_accept(
    const Executor1 & ex,
    endpoint_type & peer_endpoint,
    MoveAcceptHandler && handler = DEFAULT,
    typename constraint< is_executor< Executor1 >::value||execution::is_executor< Executor1 >::value >::type  = 0);

This function is used to asynchronously accept a new connection. The function call always returns immediately.

This overload requires that the Protocol template parameter satisfy the AcceptableProtocol type requirements.



The I/O executor object to be used for the newly accepted socket.


An endpoint object into which the endpoint of the remote peer will be written. Ownership of the peer_endpoint object is retained by the caller, which must guarantee that it is valid until the handler is called.


The handler to be called when the accept operation completes. Copies will be made of the handler as required. The function signature of the handler must be:

void handler(
  const boost::system::error_code& error, // Result of operation.
  typename Protocol::socket::template rebind_executor<
    Executor1>::other peer // On success, the newly accepted socket.

Regardless of whether the asynchronous operation completes immediately or not, the handler will not be invoked from within this function. On immediate completion, invocation of the handler will be performed in a manner equivalent to using post.

void accept_handler(const boost::system::error_code& error,
    boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket peer)
  if (!error)
    // Accept succeeded.


boost::asio::ip::tcp::acceptor acceptor(my_context);
boost::asio::ip::tcp::endpoint endpoint;
acceptor.async_accept(my_context2, endpoint, accept_handler);
Per-Operation Cancellation

On POSIX or Windows operating systems, this asynchronous operation supports cancellation for the following cancellation_type values: