[iolib-devel] iolib design issues?

Matthew Mondor mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net
Mon Jan 26 19:53:32 UTC 2009

On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 15:21:42 +0100
Stelian Ionescu <stelian.ionescu-zeus at poste.it> wrote:

> On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 05:40 -0500, Matthew Mondor wrote:
> > I've been trying out iolib yesterday, and unfortunately couldn't find
> > any proper documentation.  I therefore started reading the source.
> > I've noticed net.sockets:make-socket which appears to be the public
> > interface to create a new socket.
> Iolib's make-socket is largely compatible with Allegro's so you can find
> documentation at
> http://www.franz.com/support/documentation/current/doc/operators/socket/make-socket.htm

Nice to know (I'm relatively new to Common Lisp and only have used SBCL).

> You can specify address and port with the keywords :local-host
> and :local-port. To obtain an unbound socket, use :local-host nil .

This indeed worked great.  Thanks!


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