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basic_stream::connect (3 of 10 overloads)

Establishes a connection by trying each endpoint in a sequence.

Synopsis
template<
    class EndpointSequence>
Protocol::endpoint
connect(
    EndpointSequence const& endpoints);
Description

This function attempts to connect the stream to one of a sequence of endpoints by trying each endpoint until a connection is successfully established. The underlying socket is automatically opened if needed. An automatically opened socket is not returned to the closed state upon failure. The algorithm, known as a composed operation, is implemented in terms of calls to the underlying socket's connect function.

Parameters

Name

Description

endpoints

A sequence of endpoints.

Return Value

The successfully connected endpoint.

Exceptions

Type

Thrown On

system_error

Thrown on failure. If the sequence is empty, the associated error code is net::error::not_found. Otherwise, contains the error from the last connection attempt.


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