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Re: OT: getservbyname and getservbyport

Danie Roux <droux@tuks.co.za> wrote:
>If I was to change
>sp = getservbyname ("ftp", "tcp");
>sp = getservbyport (21, "tcp");
>It should work right? Because it isn't. And I need this to work for a boot
>stiffy I'm building.

The port number is given in network byte order. My guess is you'll need:

  sp = getservbyport (htonl (21), "tcp");


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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