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basic_socket_acceptor::accept (2 of 16 overloads)

Accept a new connection.

    typename Protocol1,
    typename Executor1>
void accept(
    basic_socket< Protocol1, Executor1 > & peer,
    boost::system::error_code & ec,
    typename enable_if< is_convertible< Protocol, Protocol1 >::value >::type *  = 0);

This function is used to accept a new connection from a peer into the given socket. The function call will block until a new connection has been accepted successfully or an error occurs.



The socket into which the new connection will be accepted.


Set to indicate what error occurred, if any.

boost::asio::ip::tcp::acceptor acceptor(my_context);
boost::asio::ip::tcp::socket socket(my_context);
boost::system::error_code ec;
acceptor.accept(socket, ec);
if (ec)
  // An error occurred.