FAQ 8.50 What is socket.ph and where do I get it?

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    8.50: What is socket.ph and where do I get it?

    It's a Perl 4 style file defining values for system networking
    constants. Sometimes it is built using "h2ph" when Perl is installed,
    but other times it is not. Modern programs "use Socket;" instead.



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