|| Linux Programmer's Manual
NAME socketcall - socket system calls
, unsigned long *
() is a common kernel entry point for the socket system calls.
determines which socket function to invoke.
points to a block containing the actual arguments, which are passed through to the appropriate call.
User programs should call the appropriate functions by their usual names. Only standard library implementors and kernel hackers need to know about socketcall().
CONFORMING TO This call is specific to Linux, and should not be used in programs intended to be portable.
NOTES On a some architectures—for example, x86-64 and ARM—there is no
socketcall() system call; instead
bind(2), and so on really are implemented as separate system calls.
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