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(This function is part of SDL_net, a separate library from SDL.)

SDLNet_TCP_Open

Open a TCP network socket.

Syntax

TCPsocket SDLNet_TCP_Open(IPaddress *ip);

Function Parameters

ip

The address to open a connection to (or to host a server on).

Return Value

Returns the newly created socket, or NULL if there was an error.

Remarks

If ip->host is INADDR_NONE or INADDR_ANY, this creates a local server socket on the given port, otherwise a TCP connection to the remote host and port is attempted. The address passed in should already be swapped to network byte order (addresses returned from SDLNet_ResolveHost() are already in the correct form).

Version

This function is available since SDL_net 2.0.0.

SDLNet_TCP_Close

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