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ost::IPV6Host(3) Library Functions Manual ost::IPV6Host(3)

NAME

ost::IPV6Host - This object is used to hold the actual and valid internet address of a specific host machine that will be accessed through a socket.

SYNOPSIS

#include <address.h>

Inherits ost::IPV6Address.

Public Member Functions


IPV6Host (const char *host=NULL)
Create a new host address for a specific internet host. IPV6Host (struct in6_addr addr)
Convert a system socket binary address such as may be returned through the accept() call or getsockpeer() into an internet host address object. IPV6Host & operator&= (const IPV6Mask &mask)
Mask the internet host address object with a network mask address.

Friends


class __EXPORT IPV6Mask
__EXPORT IPV6Host operator& (const IPV6Host &addr, const IPV6Mask &mask)

Additional Inherited Members

Detailed Description

This object is used to hold the actual and valid internet address of a specific host machine that will be accessed through a socket.

Author

David Sugar dyfet@ostel.com

Address of a specific Internet host machine.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

ost::IPV6Host::IPV6Host (const char * host = NULL)

Create a new host address for a specific internet host. The internet host can be specified in a null terminated ASCII string and include either the physical host address or the DNS name of a host machine. Hence, an IPV6Host ('www.voxilla.org') can be directly declaired in this manner.

Defaults to the IP address that represents the interface matching 'gethostname()'.

Parameters

host dns or physical address of an Internet host.

ost::IPV6Host::IPV6Host (struct in6_addr addr)

Convert a system socket binary address such as may be returned through the accept() call or getsockpeer() into an internet host address object.

Parameters

addr binary address of internet host.

Member Function Documentation

IPV6Host& ost::IPV6Host::operator&= (const IPV6Mask & mask)

Mask the internet host address object with a network mask address. This is commonly used to coerce an address by subnet.

Friends And Related Function Documentation

friend class __EXPORT IPV6Mask [friend]

__EXPORT IPV6Host operator& (const IPV6Host & addr, const IPV6Mask & mask) [friend]

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