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IO::Socket::UNIX
Object interface for AF_UNIX domain sockets

IO::Socket::UNIX - Object interface for AF_UNIX domain sockets


NAME

IO::Socket::UNIX - Object interface for AF_UNIX domain sockets


SYNOPSIS


    use IO::Socket::UNIX;


DESCRIPTION

IO::Socket::UNIX provides an object interface to creating and using sockets in the AF_UNIX domain. It is built upon the the IO::Socket manpage interface and inherits all the methods defined by the IO::Socket manpage.


CONSTRUCTOR

new ( [ARGS] )
Creates an IO::Socket::UNIX object, which is a reference to a newly created symbol (see the Symbol package). new optionally takes arguments, these arguments are in key-value pairs.

In addition to the key-value pairs accepted by the IO::Socket manpage, IO::Socket::UNIX provides.


    Type        Type of socket (eg SOCK_STREAM or SOCK_DGRAM)

    Local       Path to local fifo

    Peer        Path to peer fifo

    Listen      Create a listen socket

If the constructor is only passed a single argument, it is assumed to be a Peer specification.


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As of VERSION 1.18 all IO::Socket objects have autoflush turned on

by default. This was not the case with earlier releases.

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METHODS

hostpath()
Returns the pathname to the fifo at the local end

peerpath()
Returns the pathanme to the fifo at the peer end


SEE ALSO

Socket, the IO::Socket manpage


AUTHOR

Graham Barr. Currently maintained by the Perl Porters. Please report all bugs to <perl5-porters@perl.org>.


COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 1996-8 Graham Barr <gbarr@pobox.com>. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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