|General Interworking: Sockets V2|
|Document Number: X98GQ|
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This Product Standard provides applications with the sockets interface to the underlying communications system. It is an enhancement to the Sockets Product Standard.
The enhancements are:
Note that branding is only available in association with an Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended or an Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended V2 Portability Environment.
Networking Services, Issue 5 Specification, Chapters 1 and 8 to 11.
C Language. Dialect ISO C. ISO C source programs invoking the services of this Product Standard must be supported by the registered product.
Products conforming to the Sockets V2 Product Standard shall be available in configurations that support the following socket domains:
Guidance on the Internet Protocol Suite, required for support of AF_INET domain sockets, may be found in the Guide to the Internet Protocol Suite.2
Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended or Internationalized System Calls and Libraries Extended V2.
A Test Report from a currently authorized release of the VSU5 Sockets Test Suite.
Mainly upwards-compatible from the Sockets Product Standard. There are a few minor incompatibilities arising from alignment with the emerging formal standard and the Data Size Neutral enhancements.
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