Method

GioSocketListeneradd_any_inet_port

Declaration

guint16
g_socket_listener_add_any_inet_port (
  GSocketListener* listener,
  GObject* source_object,
  GError** error
)

Description

Listens for TCP connections on any available port number for both IPv6 and IPv4 (if each is available).

This is useful if you need to have a socket for incoming connections but don’t care about the specific port number.

source_object will be passed out in the various calls to accept to identify this particular source, which is useful if you’re listening on multiple addresses and do different things depending on what address is connected to.

Available since:2.24

Parameters

source_object GObject
 

Optional GObject identifying this source.

 The argument can be NULL.
 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
error GError **
  The return location for a GError*, or NULL.

Return value

Returns: guint16
 

The port number, or 0 in case of failure.