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.TH io_socketpair 3
.SH NAME
io_socketpair \- create a pair of sockets
.SH SYNTAX
.B #include <io.h>

int \fBio_socketpair\fP(int64 pfd[2]);
.SH DESCRIPTION
io_socketpair creates a new UNIX socket pair and writes both descriptors
to \fId\fR.  The socket pair works much like a pipe, but it is
bidirectional (i.e. both descriptors are for reading and writing).

io_socketpair returns 1 to indicate success. If something goes wrong,
io_socketpair returns 0, setting errno to indicate the error; in this
case it frees any memory that it allocated for the new socketpair, and
it leaves \fId\fR alone.
.SH "SEE ALSO"
io_readfile(3), io_createfile(3), io_pipe(3)