Perl accept Function

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Description

This function accepts an incoming connection on the existing GENERICSOCKET, which should have been created with socket and bound to a local address using bind. The new socket, which will be used for communication with the client will be NEWSOCKET. GENERICSOCKET will remain unchanged.

Syntax

Following is the simple syntax for this function:

accept NEWSOCKET,GENERICSOCKET

Return Value

This function returns 0 on failure and Packed address of remote host on success.

Example

Following is the example code showing script to create a server:

#!/usr/bin/perl


When above code is executed, it produced following result




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