Definition and Usage
Accepts an incoming connection on the existing GENERICSOCKET, which should have been created with socket and bound to a local address using bind. The new socket, which will be used for communication with the client will be NEWSOCKET. GENERICSOCKET will remain unchanged.
- 0 on failure
- Packed address of remote host on success
Have a look at socket example in Perl Socket Session.
You will often see accept() used inside a while loop as follows