since: 2.22


g_socket_listener_accept (
  GSocketListener* listener,
  GObject** source_object,
  GCancellable* cancellable,
  GError** error


Blocks waiting for a client to connect to any of the sockets added to the listener. Returns a GSocketConnection for the socket that was accepted.

If source_object is not NULL it will be filled out with the source object specified when the corresponding socket or address was added to the listener.

If cancellable is not NULL, then the operation can be cancelled by triggering the cancellable object from another thread. If the operation was cancelled, the error G_IO_ERROR_CANCELLED will be returned.

Available since: 2.22



Type: GObject

Location where GObject pointer will be stored, or NULL.

The argument will be set by the function.
The argument can be set to NULL by the method.
The argument can be NULL.
The data is owned by the caller of the function.

Type: GCancellable

Optional GCancellable object, NULL to ignore.

The argument can be NULL.
The data is owned by the caller of the function.

Type: GError **

The return location for a recoverable error.

The argument can be NULL.
If the return location is not NULL, then you must initialize it to a NULL GError*.
The argument will left initialized to NULL by the method if there are no errors.
In case of error, the argument will be set to a newly allocated GError; the caller will take ownership of the data, and be responsible for freeing it.

Return value

Type: GSocketConnection

A GSocketConnection on success, NULL on error.

The caller of the method takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.