[zeromq-dev] zmq_reactor on github
matt_weinstein at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 30 21:03:22 CEST 2010
On Jul 30, 2010, at 3:02 PM, Matt Weinstein wrote:
> I've submitted a reactor pattern for ØMQ to github at git://
> This pattern allow complex arrangements of sockets to be polled in
> arbitrary ways.
> The essential way to use this:
> 1- Create a bunch of zmq_reactors
> 2 - Link them in the right order into list
> 2- Tell zmq_reactor_poll to poll them
^^^ that's a 3. Really it is :-)
> zmq_reactor_poll() assembles zmq_reactors into poll_items on the fly,
> and enables and disables flags before each poll, so you can do some
> fun stuff.
> The repoll() version is intended to check if anything changed on the
> rest of the list, in case you're pushing packets along between
> connected inproc sockets.
> I recommend focusing on:
> zmq_reactor.h -- interface to the zmq_reactor functionality
> queue_device.cpp -- a cute re-implementation of ZMQ_QUEUE using this
> I would like to suggest that the zmq.hpp/zmq::context_t be modified to
> add "operator void*()", so helper functions like zmq_reactor_pair can
> be made useful (see zmq_reactor_pair.h).
> The code has only been lightly tested, and feedback is WELCOME, esp.
> as this is my first public release since the 80's 8-)
> Kudos to [X+1] for open sourcing the code under the LGPL.
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