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socket_to_name(3ncs) [ultrix man page]

socket_to_name(3ncs)													      socket_to_name(3ncs)

Name
       socket_to_name - convert a socket address to a name and port number

Syntax
       #include <idl/c/socket.h>

       void socket_$to_name(sockaddr, slength, name, nlength, port, status)
       socket_$addr_t *sockaddr;
       unsigned long slength;
       socket_$string_t name;
       unsigned long *nlength;
       unsigned long *port;
       status_$t *status;

Arguments
       sockaddr 	   A socket address.  The socket address is the structure returned by either or

       slength		   The length, in bytes, of sockaddr.

       name		   A  string in the format family:host[port], where family is the address family and host is the host name; host may be in
			   the standard numeric form (for example, #192.1.2.3) if a textual host name cannot be obtained.  Currently, only  ip	is
			   supported for family.

       nlength		   On input, the maximum length, in bytes, of the name to be returned.	On output, the actual length of the name returned.

       port		   The 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.

Description
       The routine converts a socket address to a textual address family, host name, and port number.

Files
See Also
       intro(3ncs), socket_family_to_name(3ncs), socket_from_name(3ncs), socket_to_numeric_name(3ncs)

															      socket_to_name(3ncs)

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socket_family_from_name(3ncs)											     socket_family_from_name(3ncs)

Name
       socket_family_from_name - convert an address family name to an integer

Syntax
       #include <idl/c/socket.h>

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

Arguments
       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.

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

Examples
       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);

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

														     socket_family_from_name(3ncs)

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