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socket_family_from_name(3ncs) [ultrix man page]

socket_family_from_name(3ncs)											     socket_family_from_name(3ncs)

       socket_family_from_name - convert an address family name to an integer

       #include <idl/c/socket.h>

       unsigned long socket_$family_from_name(name, nlength, status)
       socket_$string_t name;
       unsigned long nlength;
       status_$t *status;

       name		   The textual name of an address family.  Currently, only ip is supported.

       nlength		   The length, in bytes, of name.

       status		   The	completion status. If the completion status returned in is equal to status_$ok , then the routine that supplied it
			   was successful.

       The routine returns the integer representation of the address family specified in the text string name.

       The server program for the banks example, accepts a textual family name as its first argument.  The program uses the following  routine	to
       convert this name to the corresponding integer representation:
       family = socket_$family_from_name
		     (argv[1], (long)strlen(argv[1]), &status);

See Also
       intro(3ncs), socket_family_to_name(3ncs), socket_from_name(3ncs), socket_to_name(3ncs)


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rpc_sockaddr_to_name(3ncs)												rpc_sockaddr_to_name(3ncs)

       rpc_sockaddr_to_name - convert a socket address to a host name and port number (client or server)

       #include <idl/c/rpc.h>

       void rpc_$sockaddr_to_name(sockaddr, slength, name, nlength,				    port, status)
       socket_$addr_t *sockaddr;
       unsigned long slength;
       unsigned char name;
       unsigned long *nlength;
       unsigned long *port;
       status_$t *status;

       sockaddr 	   A socket address.

       slength		   The length, in bytes, of sockaddr.

       name		   A string that contains the host name and the address family.  The format is family:host [port] where family is ip.

       nlength		   On  input,  nlength	is  the length of the name buffer.  On output, nlength is the number of characters returned in the
			   name parameter.

       port		   The socket port number.

       status		   The completion status.  If the completion status returned in is equal to status_$ok , then the routine that supplied it
			   was successful.

       The routine provides the address family, the host name, and the port number identified by the specified socket address.

       This section lists status codes for errors returned by this routine in

       rpc_$not_in_call    An internal error.

       rpc_$proto_error    An internal protocol error.	This routine has been superseded by the routine.

See Also
       intro(3ncs), rpc_name_to_sockaddr(3ncs), socket_to_name(3ncs)


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