SDLNet_GetError -- Returns the last error.


char *SDLNet_GetError();


SDLNet_GetError is the same as SDL_GetError, which returns the last error set as a string which you may use to tell the user what happened when an error status has been returned from an SDLNet_function.

Return Value

Returns a char pointer (string) containing a human readable version or the reason for the last error that occured.


printf("Oh My Goodness, an error : %s", SDLNet_GetError());

Errors that are posible:

Accept() failed

Client Side: Couldn't Connect to Remote Host <- mostly, the problem is that the server isn't opened or that the client can't get through to the server because of a firewall.

SDLNet_GetError (last edited 2008-04-17 08:18:12 by localhost)