Class: TCPSocket

Inherits:
IPSocket show all
Defined in:
tcpsocket.c,
tcpsocket.c

Overview

TCPSocket represents a TCP/IP client socket.

A simple client may look like:

require 'socket'

s = TCPSocket.new 'localhost', 2000

while line = s.gets # Read lines from socket
  puts line         # and print them
end

s.close             # close socket when done

Direct Known Subclasses

SOCKSSocket, TCPServer

Class Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Summary collapse

Methods inherited from IPSocket

#addr, getaddress, #peeraddr, #recvfrom

Methods inherited from BasicSocket

#close_read, #close_write, #connect_address, do_not_reverse_lookup, #do_not_reverse_lookup, do_not_reverse_lookup=, #do_not_reverse_lookup=, for_fd, #getpeereid, #getpeername, #getsockname, #getsockopt, #local_address, #recv, #recv_nonblock, #recvmsg, #recvmsg_nonblock, #remote_address, #send, #sendmsg, #sendmsg_nonblock, #setsockopt, #shutdown

Constructor Details

#new(remote_host, remote_port, local_host = nil, local_port = nil) ⇒ Object

Opens a TCP connection to remote_host on remote_port. If local_host and local_port are specified, then those parameters are used on the local end to establish the connection.



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# File 'tcpsocket.c', line 21

static VALUE
tcp_init(int argc, VALUE *argv, VALUE sock)
{
    VALUE remote_host, remote_serv;
    VALUE local_host, local_serv;

    rb_scan_args(argc, argv, "22", &remote_host, &remote_serv,
      &local_host, &local_serv);

    return rsock_init_inetsock(sock, remote_host, remote_serv,
             local_host, local_serv, INET_CLIENT);
}

Class Method Details

.gethostbyname(hostname) ⇒ Array

Lookups host information by hostname.

TCPSocket.gethostbyname("localhost")
#=> ["localhost", ["hal"], 2, "127.0.0.1"]


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# File 'tcpsocket.c', line 50

static VALUE
tcp_s_gethostbyname(VALUE obj, VALUE host)
{
    rb_secure(3);
    return rsock_make_hostent(host, rsock_addrinfo(host, Qnil, SOCK_STREAM, AI_CANONNAME),
      tcp_sockaddr);
}