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ost::IPV4Multicast(3) Library Functions Manual ost::IPV4Multicast(3)

NAME

ost::IPV4Multicast - A specialization of IPV4Address that provides address validation for multicast addresses.

SYNOPSIS

#include <address.h>

Inherits ost::IPV4Address.

Public Member Functions


IPV4Multicast ()
Create an Internet Multicast Address object with an empty (0.0.0.0) address. IPV4Multicast (const struct in_addr address)
Convert the system internet address data type (struct in_addr) into a Common C++ IPV4Multicast object. IPV4Multicast (const char *address)
Convert a null terminated ASCII multicast address string (example: '224.0.0.1') or multicast name string (example: 'sap.mcast.net') directly into a Common C++ IPV4Multicast object.

Additional Inherited Members

Detailed Description

A specialization of IPV4Address that provides address validation for multicast addresses.

Whenever its value changes the new value is checked to be in the range from 224.0.0.1 through 239.255.255.255. If it is not, an exception is thrown.

A multicast network address.

Author

Federico Montesino p5087@quintero.fie.us.es

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

ost::IPV4Multicast::IPV4Multicast ()

Create an Internet Multicast Address object with an empty (0.0.0.0) address.

ost::IPV4Multicast::IPV4Multicast (const struct in_addr address)

Convert the system internet address data type (struct in_addr) into a Common C++ IPV4Multicast object.

Parameters

address struct of system used binary internet address.

ost::IPV4Multicast::IPV4Multicast (const char * address)

Convert a null terminated ASCII multicast address string (example: '224.0.0.1') or multicast name string (example: 'sap.mcast.net') directly into a Common C++ IPV4Multicast object. Works like IPV4Address(const char*).

Parameters

address null terminated C string.

Author

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