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Request #1387
Submitted: 1999-05-07 10:56 UTC Modified: 2001-02-10 13:15 UTC
From: jsf at swip dot net Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Feature/Change Request
PHP Version: 3.0.6 OS: Solaris 2.6
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [1999-05-07 10:56 UTC] jsf at swip dot net
I would like to have a change in the way fsockopen works. As
of now it defaults to TCP as a protocol but in some cases you
really would like to specify what protocol to use. I should work
something like this:

fsockopen(string hostname, int port, string [protocol], int [errno],
               string [errstr])

Where the option protocol (if not omitted) would default to TCP.

I just thought it could be a neat feature if you could specify the
protocol. Protocols I can think of are UDP and ICMP for instance.
I'm know there are a bunch of networked applications out there 
which use UDP only and it would be great if PHP and fsockopen 
would support them.


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 [2001-02-10 13:15 UTC]
a socket() function was added in 4.0.2.
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