prototype of bind in sys/socket.h

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Jan 9 07:43:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 03:45:16PM +0100, René Møller Fonseca wrote:
> Hi,
> The prototype of bind in /usr/include/sys/socket.h is:
> int bind (int, struct sockaddr *__my_addr, int __addrlen);
> Without knowing what the standard exactly suggests, I think this should
> have been:
> int bind (int, const struct sockaddr *__my_addr, int __addrlen);
> bind is not allowed to modify the socket address! The operating systems,
> that I have checked, use const in the prototype of bind.

You're right. Thanks for the hint. I will change that.


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