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A Simple Socket Library for non-blocking Sockets

This documentation is incomplete. I would love your help to finish it up. Until that time, please read the documentation in the sock.h header file.


The sock library was born to solve many concerns that pop up when using the system sockets API directly.

On systems that have unreasonably high open file limits, the sock library will artificially limit the open socket count to a reasonably high default that can be adjusted during compile time using the LIB_SOCK_MAX_CAPACITY macro (currently, 131,072 open files).

It supports TCP/IP sockets as well as unix doamin sockets. Pipes can also be attached to the library.

The sock.h API can be divided into a few different categories:




General Functions

Socket Initialization and State

Sending / Receiving Data

Read/Write Hooks

Important Notes