Android APIs
public class

LocalServerSocket

extends Object
java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.net.LocalServerSocket

Class Overview

Non-standard class for creating an inbound UNIX-domain socket in the Linux abstract namespace.

Summary

Public Constructors
LocalServerSocket(String name)
Creates a new server socket listening at specified name.
LocalServerSocket(FileDescriptor fd)
Create a LocalServerSocket from a file descriptor that's already been created and bound.
Public Methods
LocalSocket accept()
Accepts a new connection to the socket.
void close()
Closes server socket.
FileDescriptor getFileDescriptor()
Returns file descriptor or null if not yet open/already closed
LocalSocketAddress getLocalSocketAddress()
Obtains the socket's local address
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Inherited Methods
From class java.lang.Object

Public Constructors

public LocalServerSocket (String name)

Added in API level 1

Creates a new server socket listening at specified name. On the Android platform, the name is created in the Linux abstract namespace (instead of on the filesystem).

Parameters
name address for socket
Throws
IOException

public LocalServerSocket (FileDescriptor fd)

Added in API level 1

Create a LocalServerSocket from a file descriptor that's already been created and bound. listen() will be called immediately on it. Used for cases where file descriptors are passed in via environment variables

Parameters
fd bound file descriptor
Throws
IOException

Public Methods

public LocalSocket accept ()

Added in API level 1

Accepts a new connection to the socket. Blocks until a new connection arrives.

Returns
LocalSocket a socket representing the new connection.
Throws
IOException

public void close ()

Added in API level 1

Closes server socket.

Throws
IOException

public FileDescriptor getFileDescriptor ()

Added in API level 1

Returns file descriptor or null if not yet open/already closed

Returns
FileDescriptor fd or null

public LocalSocketAddress getLocalSocketAddress ()

Added in API level 1

Obtains the socket's local address

Returns
LocalSocketAddress local address