From: Caleb Epstein (caleb.epstein_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-04 13:34:19
On 3/4/06, Jeff Flinn <TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden]> wrote:
I'm moving an MFC net app to asio. In that app CAsyncSocket/CSocket are
> created using port=0, which MFC docs states: 'Windows Sockets to select a
> port'. Is there a similar facility in asio? If not any suggestions on a
> portable technique to get an available port?
The default constructor for ipv4::tcp::endpoint initializes the port to 0.
Just pass a default-constructed endpoint to your socket_acceptor's ctor or
to its bind method.
You can then use the get_local_endpoint method to get the value of the port
that was allocated by the OS.
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