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SETFIB(2)		  FreeBSD System Calls Manual		     SETFIB(2)

NAME
     setfib -- set the default FIB (routing table) for the calling process.

LIBRARY
     Standard C	Library	(libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/socket.h>

     int
     setfib(int	fib);

DESCRIPTION
     The setfib() system call sets the associated fib for all sockets opened
     subsequent	to the call, to	be that	of the argument	fib.  The fib argument
     may be between 0 and the current system maximum which may be retrieved by
     the net.fibs sysctl.  The default fib of the process will be applied to
     all protocol families that	support	multiple fibs, and ignored by those
     that do not.  The default fib for a process may be	overridden for a
     socket with the use of the	SO_SETFIB socket option.

RETURN VALUES
     The setfib() function returns the value 0 if successful; otherwise	the
     value -1 is returned and the global variable errno	is set to indicate the
     error.

ERRORS
     The setfib() system call will fail	and no action will be taken and	return
     EINVAL if the fib argument	is greater than	the current system maximum.

SEE ALSO
     setfib(1),	setsockopt(2)

STANDARDS
     The setfib() system call is a FreeBSD extension however similar exten-
     sions have	been added to many other UNIX style kernels.

HISTORY
     The setfib() function appeared in FreeBSD 7.1.

FreeBSD	10.1			August 8, 2008			  FreeBSD 10.1

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