Re: SOCKET problem

Barry <>
Thu, 04 Oct 2007 14:05:58 +0800
|-|e|_|_ B0? wrote:

hi all!
I got a problem. I declared a SOCKET var in my C program but when i
compiled the program it displayed like
*'SOCKET': illegal use of this type as an expression *
* C:\..\..\..\include\winsock2.h: see declaration of 'SOCKET' *

What i wrote in my program is like this..:

//I am still trying to create a Socket and use it

  SOCKET m_socket; // <- *this is where i got mad!

As you compile with /Tc option, you are compiling C file.

     struct SOCKET m_socket;

it's OT here:
1. Socket is not of C++ language;
2. this is C, not C++

  m_socket=socket(AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM, IPPROTO_TCP);
    printf("Error at socket(): %ld\n socket yadre!!",
    return 0;
    printf("socket() is ok [sijinaba yare]!\n");

How i compiled is like this...:
[compiler info: C/C++ compiler version 14.00.50727.42 for 80x86]
-cl /Tc sok_unf.c ws2_32.Lib

More info:
I m using Windows XP SP2.

Please help me out. i'll be very thankful to you!!

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