socket_recv6 - Man Page

receive a UDP datagram


#include <socket.h>

ssize_t socket_recv6(int s, char* buf, size_t len,
       char ip[16], uint16* port, uint32* scope_id);


socket_recv6 receives up to len bytes starting at buf from a UDP datagram coming in on the socket s.  It writes the UDP port to port and the IP address to ip, and returns the number of bytes actually received (or -1 if anything went wrong).

For link-local addresses, scope_id will become the network interface number, which can be translated into the name of the interface ("eth0") with socket_getifname.

Return Value

socket_recv6 returns the number of bytes in the datagram if one was received.  If not, it returns -1 and sets errno appropriately.


 #include <socket.h>

 int s;
 char ip[16];
 uint16 p;
 char buf[1000];
 int len;
 uint32 scope_id;

 s = socket_tcp4();
 len = socket_recv6(s,buf,sizeof(buf),ip,&p,&scope_id);

See Also

socket_recv4(3), socket_getifname(3)

Referenced By