PHP 7 >= 7.2.0, PHP 8
socket_addrinfo_connect - Create and connect to a socket from a given addrinfo

socket_addrinfo_connect( AddressInfo$address ): Socket|false

Create a Socket instance, and connect it to the provided AddressInfo instance. The return value of this function may be used with the rest of the socket functions.



AddressInfo instance created from socket_addrinfo_lookup

Return Values

Returns a Socket instance on success or false on failure.


Version Description
8.0.0 On success, this function returns a Socket instance now; previously, a resource was returned.
8.0.0 address is an AddressInfo instance now; previously, it was a resource.

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