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socket_strerror - Return a string describing a socket error
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socket_strerror( int$error_code ): string

socket_strerror takes as its error_code parameter a socket error code as returned by socket_last_error and returns the corresponding explanatory text.


Although the error messages generated by the socket extension are in English, the system messages retrieved with this function will appear depending on the current locale (LC_MESSAGES).



A valid socket error number, likely produced by socket_last_error.

Return Values

Returns the error message associated with the error_code parameter.

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