Where does the name 'ioctlsocket' come from?

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    Where does the name 'ioctlsocket' come from?

    Does anyone know?
    It's always good to know the origin of the name - it helps one to memorize the function better and the function name becomes more logical.

    Thanks in advance.

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    thanks. i tried wiki with ioctlsocket but without success.

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