libsocket is no longer being developed. Please see the
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Please note that these web pages are for libsocket 0.8.0
and later only.
Please check the libsocket news page for the
latest updates. If you are interested in helping develop libsocket, please look
Development Home Page. Source snapshots & other developments will be
released at the development home page.
libsocket can be downloaded from the DJGPP archive
and directories. If you do not know of a local mirror site (e.g. in the UK
), click below to download from the main distribution site.
If you simply wish to use libsocket in programs, download the binary
version. If you're interested in how libsocket works, or you wish to modify
the library, download the source distribution. If you download the source
distribution, you will be able to compile a debugging version of the
library. Both the binary and source distributions contain
"Beej's Guide to Network Programming", which is recommended
reading if you are new to BSD sockets programming. The documentation
distribution contains the documentation in HTML format.
This virtual device driver (VxD) is included with libsocket, and so does
not downloading, unless you want its sources. It is distributed under the
terms of the GNU General Public License.
What libsocket requires
The DJGPP packages required to use/build libsocket are described in the
Install Guide. Microsoft TCP/IP stack for
Windows should also be installed.
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