netinet_tcp.h(0P) POSIX Programmer's Manual netinet_tcp.h(0P)PROLOG
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netinet/tcp.h — definitions for the Internet Transmission Control Pro‐
The <netinet/tcp.h> header shall define the following symbolic constant
for use as a socket option at the IPPROTO_TCP level:
TCP_NODELAY Avoid coalescing of small segments.
The implementation need not allow the value of the option to be set via
setsockopt() or retrieved via getsockopt().
The following sections are informative.
The System Interfaces volume of POSIX.1‐2008, getsockopt(), setsock‐
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