connect_from(*args, &block) public

creates a socket connected to the address of self.

If one or more arguments given as local_addr_args, it is used as the local address of the socket. local_addr_args is given for family_addrinfo to obtain actual address.

If local_addr_args is not given, the local address of the socket is not bound.

The optional last argument opts is options represented by a hash. opts may have following options:


specify the timeout in seconds.

If a block is given, it is called with the socket and the value of the block is returned. The socket is returned otherwise.

Addrinfo.tcp("", 80).connect_from("", 4649) {|s|
  s.print "GET / HTTP/1.0\r\nHost:\r\n\r\n"

# Addrinfo object can be taken for the argument.
Addrinfo.tcp("", 80).connect_from(Addrinfo.tcp("", 4649)) {|s|
  s.print "GET / HTTP/1.0\r\nHost:\r\n\r\n"
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