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GAI_STRERROR(3)	       FreeBSD Library Functions Manual	       GAI_STRERROR(3)

NAME
     gai_strerror -- get error message string from EAI_xxx error code

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <sys/socket.h>
     #include <netdb.h>

     const char	*
     gai_strerror(int ecode);

DESCRIPTION
     The gai_strerror()	function returns an error message string corresponding
     to	the error code returned	by getaddrinfo(3) or getnameinfo(3).

     The following error codes and their meaning are defined in	<netdb.h>:

	   EAI_AGAIN	     temporary failure in name resolution
	   EAI_BADFLAGS	     invalid value for ai_flags
	   EAI_BADHINTS	     invalid value for hints
	   EAI_FAIL	     non-recoverable failure in	name resolution
	   EAI_FAMILY	     ai_family not supported.
	   EAI_MEMORY	     memory allocation failure
	   EAI_NONAME	     hostname or servname not provided,	or not known
	   EAI_PROTOCOL	     resolved protocol is unknown
	   EAI_SERVICE	     servname not supported for	ai_socktype
	   EAI_SOCKTYPE	     ai_socktype not supported
	   EAI_SYSTEM	     system error returned in errno

RETURN VALUES
     gai_strerror() returns a pointer to the error message string correspond-
     ing to ecode.  If ecode is	out of range, an implementation-specific error
     message string is returned.

SEE ALSO
     getaddrinfo(3), getnameinfo(3)

FreeBSD	9.3		       December	20, 2004		   FreeBSD 9.3

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUES | SEE ALSO

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