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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	 Name could not	be resolved at this time
	   EAI_BADFLAGS	 flags parameter had an	invalid	value
	   EAI_BADHINTS	 invalid value for hints
	   EAI_FAIL	 Non-recoverable failure in name resolution
	   EAI_FAMILY	 Address family	was not	recognized
	   EAI_MEMORY	 Memory	allocation failure
	   EAI_NONAME	 Name does not resolve
	   EAI_OVERFLOW	 argument buffer overflow
	   EAI_PROTOCOL	 Resolved protocol is unknown
	   EAI_SERVICE	 Service was not recognized for	socket type
	   EAI_SOCKTYPE	 Intended socket type was not recognized
	   EAI_SYSTEM	 System	error returned in errno

RETURN VALUES
     The gai_strerror()	function returns a pointer to the error	message	string
     corresponding to ecode.  If ecode is out of range,	an implementation-spe-
     cific error message string	is returned.

SEE ALSO
     getaddrinfo(3), getnameinfo(3)

STANDARDS
     RFC 3493  Basic Socket Interface Extensions for IPv6

FreeBSD	13.0		       December	23, 2018		  FreeBSD 13.0

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