unix-sockets

  1. unix-sockets
    1. Description
    2. Author
    3. Requirements
    4. Download
    5. Documentation
    6. Changelog
    7. License

Description

Simple access to UNIX domain sockets.

Author

felix winkelmann

Requirements

easyffi

Download

unix-sockets.egg

Documentation

The interface is similar to the builtin TCP socket functionality in CHICKEN.

[procedure] (unix-listen PATHNAME [BACKLOG])

Creates a socket listener object. PATHNAME gives the name of the file that represents the connection. BACKLOG specifies how many pending connections are allowed and defaults to 10.

[procedure] (unix-listener? X)

Returns #t if X is a unix socket listener object, or #f otherwise.

[procedure] (unix-close LISTENER)

Closes the socket associated with the listener object.

[procedure] (unix-accept LISTENER)

Waits for a connection from a client and returns two values: an input- and output-port which can be used to communicate with the connecting process. Calling unix-accept does not block other threads from running.

[procedure] (unix-accept-ready? LISTENER)

Returns #t if a unix-accept for this listener would not block the current thread, or #f otherwise.

[procedure] (unix-connect PATHNAME)

Connects to the socket given in PATHNAME and returns two values: an input- and output-port which allow communication with the server.

[procedure] (unix-listener-fileno LISTENER)

Returns the file-descriptor of the socket associated with the given listener object.

[procedure] (unix-listener-path LISTENER)

Returns the pathname of the socket associated with the given listener object.

Changelog

License

 Copyright (c) 2005, Felix L. Winkelmann
 All rights reserved.
 
 Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following
 conditions are met:
 
   Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
     disclaimer. 
   Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
     disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. 
   Neither the name of the author nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote
     products derived from this software without specific prior written permission. 
 
 THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS
 OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY
 AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS OR
 CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR
 CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR
 SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY
 THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR
 OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
 POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.