Q&A > network programming > How do I use IPX contributed by plaid
From what I can tell, it involves nothing more
than replacing the calls to 'AF_INET' or 'PF_INET'
inside of socket calls with 'AF_IPX' or 'PF_IPX'.
I am unable to test that either way, but the
'Use Socket' call pulls its constants from the
system's socket.h file, so look in there and
check if the 2 IPX constants are defined (which
they are for Linux and Solaris). I'm assuming here
that this question is asked specifically concerning
IPX, and not just networking in general. If I am
incorrect in this assumption, let me know and I'll