ntohs()

Convert a 16-bit value from network-byte order to host-byte order

Synopsis:

#include <arpa/inet.h>

uint16_t ntohs( uint16_t netshort );

Since:

BlackBerry 10.0.0

Arguments:

netshort
The value that you want to convert.

Library:

libc

Use the -l c option to qcc to link against this library. This library is usually included automatically.

Description:

The ntohs() function converts a 16-bit value from network-byte order to host-byte order. If a machine's byte order is the same as the network order, this routine is defined as a null macro.

You most often use this routine in conjunction with internet addresses and ports returned by gethostbyname() and getservent().

Returns:

The value in host-byte order.

Classification:

POSIX 1003.1

Safety:  
Cancellation point No
Interrupt handler Yes
Signal handler Yes
Thread Yes

Last modified: 2014-06-24



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