servent

Structure for information from the services database

Synopsis:

#include <netdb.h>

struct servent {
     char *  s_name;
     char ** s_aliases;
     int    s_port;
     char *  s_proto;   
};

Description:

This structure is used to hold the broken-out fields of a line in the network services database, /etc/services. The members of this structure are:

s_name
The name of the service.
s_aliases
A zero-terminated list of alternate names for the service.
s_port
The port number that the service resides at. Port numbers are returned in network byte order.
s_proto
The name of the protocol to use when contacting the service.

Classification:

POSIX 1003.1

Last modified: 2013-12-23

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