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3.2.151 socket

socket 

SOCKET

, 

DOMAIN

, 

TYPE

, 

PROTOCOL

This function opens a socket of the specified kind and attaches it to filehandle SOCKET . DOMAIN , TYPE , and PROTOCOL are specified the same as for socket (2). Before using this function, your program should contain the line:

use Socket;

This gives you the proper constants. The function returns true if successful. See the examples in the section "Sockets" in Chapter 6 .











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