[SDL] SDL_net and socketpair
xarvh at lombardiacom.it
Thu Sep 5 04:24:01 PDT 2002
José Luis Sánchez:
> Socketpair returns both socket descriptors, and is commonly followed by a
> fork(). It serves as a commodity replacement for all the above (i.e. open
> listen socket, open client socket, etc.) when the connection will take
> place on a single machine,
Exactly what i do.
I use it for the "Create Game" feature of my game.
It is quite useful if you don't want the host user to start both client and
Why SDL_net has not such feature?
Should be useful to lots of game programmers...
Creating the 2 sockets with listen, accept and connect, may take several
seconds, is more complex and more likely to fail... socketpair() is much more
Francesco Orsenigo, Xarvh Project
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