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connect(2)							    connect(2)

Name
       connect - initiate a connection on a socket

Syntax
       #include <sys/types.h>
       #include <sys/socket.h>

       connect(s, name, namelen)
       int s;
       struct sockaddr *name;
       int namelen;

Description
       The  call  initiates  a	connection  on a socket.  The parameter s is a
       socket.	If the socket is of type  SOCK_DGRAM,  this  call  permanently
       specifies  the  peer  to	 which	datagrams  are sent.  If it is of type
       SOCK_STREAM, this call attempts to make a connection to another socket.
       The  other socket is specified by name, which is an address in the com‐
       munications space of the socket.	 Each communications space  interprets
       the  name parameter in its own way.  The size of the structure sockaddr
       is namelen.

Return Values
       If the connection or binding succeeds, then 0 is returned.   Otherwise,
       a -1 is returned, and a more specific error code is stored in errno.

Diagnostics
       The call fails under the following conditions:

       [EBADF]	      The s is not a valid descriptor.

       [ENOTSOCK]     The s is a descriptor for a file, not a socket.

       [EADDRNOTAVAIL]
		      The specified address is not available on this machine.

       [EAFNOSUPPORT] Addresses in the specified address family cannot be used
		      with this socket.

       [EINPROGRESS]  The connection is requested on a socket with FNDELAY set
		      (using

       [EISCONN]      The socket is already connected.

       [ETIMEDOUT]    Connection  establishment timed out without establishing
		      a connection.

       [ECONNREFUSED] The attempt to connect was forcefully rejected.

       [ENETUNREACH]  The network is not reachable from this host.

       [EADDRINUSE]   The address is already in use.

       [EFAULT]	      The name parameter specifies an area outside the process
		      address space.

       [EWOULDBLOCK]  The  socket is nonblocking, and the connection cannot be
		      completed immediately.  You can select  the  socket  for
		      writing by using the system call while it is connecting.

       The  following  errors  are  specific to connecting names in the ULTRIX
       domain:

       [ENOTDIR]      A component of the path prefix is not a directory.

       [ENAMETOOLONG] A component of a pathname exceeded 255 characters, or an
		      entire path name exceeded 1023 characters.

       [ENOENT]	      The named socket does not exist.

       [EACCES]	      Search  permission is denied for a component of the path
		      prefix.

       [ELOOP]	      Too many symbolic links were encountered in  translating
		      the pathname.

See Also
       accept(2), fcntl(2), getsockname(2), select(2), shutdown(2), socket(2)

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