listen - listen for connections on a socket
int listen(int s, int backlog);
To accept connections, a socket is first created with socket, a backlog
for incoming connections is specified with listen and then the
connections are accepted with accept. The listen call applies only to
sockets of type SOCK_STREAM or SOCK_SEQPACKET.
The backlog parameter defines the maximum length the queue of pending
connections may grow to. If a connection request arrives with the queue
full, the client will receive an error with an indication of
A 0 return value indicates success; -1 indicates an error.
The call fails if:
EBADF The argument s is not a valid descriptor.
ENOTSOCK The argument s is not a socket.
EOPNOTSUPP The socket is not of a type that supports the
There is currently no backlog limit.
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