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AF_UNSPEC sockets?

by Colonel Stumps (Initiate)
on Jan 16, 2009 at 18:38 UTC ( #736904=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Colonel Stumps has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello, I'm trying to connect to a server using AF_UNSPEC sockets. Basically what I'm trying to do is create a socket of the AF_UNSPEC type, send information to the server, then read some back from the server. However, I have yet to find anything that works with AF_UNSPEC sockets. Do any of thy honorable monnks have any ideas? I'm not able to provide any code or anything because I couldn't get anything close. I'm probably missing something really simple. Could thy monks help? Thanks.

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Re: AF_UNSPEC sockets?
by Illuminatus (Curate) on Jan 16, 2009 at 18:53 UTC
    Did you type 'AF_UNSPEC' into search.cpan.org? I see 3 packages that seem to support it in some capacity...

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