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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

un.h(3HEAD)

Name

un.h, un - definitions for UNIX-domain sockets

Synopsis

#include <sys/un.h>

Description

The <sys/un.h> header defines the sockaddr_un structure that includes the following members:

sa_family_t  sun_family   /* address family */
char         sun_path[]   /* socket pathname */

The sockaddr_un structure is used to store addresses for UNIX domain sockets. Values of this type must be cast to struct sockaddr for use with the socket interfaces.

The <sys/un.h> header defines the type sa_family_t as described in socket.h(3HEAD).

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability
Committed
Standard

See Also

bind(3C), socket(3C), socketpair(3C), socket.h(3HEAD), attributes(7), standards(7)