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8.96 IO::Socket

Provides an object interface to creating and using sockets. It is built on the IO::Handle interface and inherits all the methods defined by IO::Handle.

IO::Socket defines methods for only those operations that are common to all types of socket. IO::Socket exports all functions (and constants) defined by Socket. See Chapter 13, Sockets , for detailed information.