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Receive some data on a connected socket.
template< typename MutableBufferSequence> std::size_t receive( const MutableBufferSequence & buffers);
This function is used to receive data on the raw socket. The function call will block until data has been received successfully or an error occurs.
One or more buffers into which the data will be received.
The number of bytes received.
Thrown on failure.
The receive operation can only be used with a connected socket. Use the receive_from function to receive data on an unconnected raw socket.
To receive into a single data buffer use the
buffer function as follows:
documentation for information on receiving into multiple buffers in one
go, and how to use it with arrays, boost::array or std::vector.