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FBB::SocketBase(3bobcat) Base class for sockets FBB::SocketBase(3bobcat)

NAME

FBB::SocketBase - Base class for socket-constructing classes

SYNOPSIS

#include <bobcat/socketbase>
Linking option: -lbobcat

DESCRIPTION

This class is a base class for the FBB::ServerSocket and FBB::ClientSocket classes. Since it is designed as a base class, all its constructors are protected.

NAMESPACE

FBB
All constructors, members, operators and manipulators, mentioned in this man-page, are defined in the namespace FBB.

INHERITS FROM

FBB::InetAddress

PROTECTED CONSTRUCTORS

SocketBase(size_t port):
This constructor creates a SocketBase to be used with ServerSocket-objects, listening on port.
SocketBase(std::string const &host, uint16_t port):
This constructor creates a FBB::SocketBase to be used with a ClientSocket-object, connecting to hostname, at port `port’.

These constructors throw a std::exception if they could not properly complete.

The copy constructor and copy assignment operator are available. Both offer protected access rights.

PROTECTED MEMBER

SocketBase makeBase(int socket, sockaddr_in const &address):
This member returns a FBB::SocketBase object initializing its socket and FBB::InetAddress from the provided arguments.

MEMBER FUNCTIONS

All members of FBB::InetAddress are available, as FBB::SocketBase inherits from this class.

bool debug() const:
This accessor returns true if the socket’s debug (SO_DEBUG) socket option is active. It throws an FBB::Exception exception if the status of the debug option could not be determined;
bool reuse() const:
This accessor returns true if the socket’s reuse (SO_REUSEADDR) socket option is active. It throws an FBB::Exception exception if the status of the reuse option could not be determined;
void setDebug(bool trueIsOn) const:
This member may be used to modify the socket’s debug (SO_DEBUG) socket option. It throws an FBB::Exception exception if the socket’s debug option could not be modified;
void setReuse(bool trueIsOn) const:
This member may be used to modify the socket’s reuse (SO_REUSEADDR) socket option. It throws an FBB::Exception exception if the socket’s reuse option could not be modified;
int socket() const:
This accessor returns the FBB::SocketBase’s socket value.

EXAMPLE

The classes FBB::ClientSocket and FBB::ServerSocket were derived from SocketBase. E.g.,

#ifndef INCLUDED_BOBCAT_CLIENTSOCKET_
#define INCLUDED_BOBCAT_CLIENTSOCKET_
#include <string>
#include <bobcat/socketbase>
#include <bobcat/exception>
namespace FBB
{
class ClientSocket: public SocketBase
{

public:
// host may be address or name
ClientSocket(std::string const &host, uint16_t port);
int connect(); // returns fd (socket) to talk to the server }; } // FBB #endif

See the clientsocket(3bobcat) man-page for an example showing how to use FBB::ClientSocket.

FILES

bobcat/socketbase - defines the class interface

SEE ALSO

bobcat(7), clientsocket(3bobcat), inetaddress(3bobcat), localsocketbase(3bobcat), serversocket(3bobcat)

BUGS

None Reported.

BOBCAT PROJECT FILES

https://fbb-git.gitlab.io/bobcat/: gitlab project page;
bobcat_6.01.00-x.dsc: detached signature;
bobcat_6.01.00-x.tar.gz: source archive;
bobcat_6.01.00-x_i386.changes: change log;
libbobcat1_6.01.00-x_*.deb: debian package containing the libraries;
libbobcat1-dev_6.01.00-x_*.deb: debian package containing the libraries, headers and manual pages;

BOBCAT

Bobcat is an acronym of `Brokken’s Own Base Classes And Templates’.

COPYRIGHT

This is free software, distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

AUTHOR

Frank B. Brokken (f.b.brokken@rug.nl).

2005-2022 libbobcat-dev_6.01.00