Network library: getting host address
Manuel M T Chakravarty
chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun Jul 3 10:57:50 EDT 2005
Forget that, I was talking nonsense (except for the issue of
re-exporting the mentioned constants).
28.06.2005, 23:38 +1000 Manuel M T Chakravarty:
> Is there any good reason why I can get a bound socket's port with
> getPortSocket, but cannot get its host address (ie, IP number)? Sure,
> this makes only sense for ip sockets, but there it is sometimes crucial
> to get at this information.
> I can get the information using the lower-level Network.Socket using
> > SockAddrInet _ hostAddr <- getSocketName socket
> > host <- inet_ntoa hostAddr
> but I think that this is the kind of information that needs to be
> available in the high-level interface, too.
> BTW, shouldn't Network also reexport constants, such as aNY_PORT and
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