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Warning: This module is considered out-dated and not up to Phobos' current standards. It will remain until we have a suitable replacement, but be aware that it will not remain long term.
SocketStream is a stream for a blocking, connected Socket.

Example: See /dmd/samples/d/htmlget.d

Christopher E. Miller


Source: std/socketstream.d

class SocketStream:;
SocketStream is a stream for a blocking, connected Socket.
this(Socket sock, FileMode mode);
Constructs a SocketStream with the specified Socket and FileMode flags.
this(Socket sock);
Uses mode FileMode.In | FileMode.Out.
Socket socket();
Property to get the Socket that is being streamed.
size_t readBlock(void* _buffer, size_t size);
Attempts to read the entire block, waiting if necessary.
size_t writeBlock(const void* _buffer, size_t size);
Attempts to write the entire block, waiting if necessary.
ulong seek(long offset, SeekPos whence);
Socket streams do not support seeking. This disabled method throws a SeekException.
string toString();
Does not return the entire stream because that would require the remote connection to be closed.
void close();
Close the Socket.