Module Webs_listener

Socket connection listeners.


type t = [
  1. | `Host of string * int

    Bind a socket on given hostname and port.

  2. | `Sockaddr of Unix.sockaddr

    Bind a socket on given address.

  3. | `Fd of Unix.file_descr

    Listen on that socket, the client is responsible for closing it.


The type for specifying listeners.

val localhost_8000 : t

localhost_8000 is `Host ("localhost", 8000).

val to_fd : t -> (Unix.file_descr * bool, string) Stdlib.result

to_fd l is Ok (fd, close) with fd a file descriptor for the listener l and close is true if the client is in charge of closing it. Unless l was `Fd, fd has close on exec set to true.

val of_string : default_port:int -> string -> (t, string) Stdlib.result

of_string s parses a listener specification from s. The format is ADDR[:PORT] or PATH for a Unix domain socket. default_port is used if no port is specified.

val pp : Stdlib.Format.formatter -> t -> unit

pp formats listeners for inspection.