[zeromq-dev] my first experience in mixing zmq1 and zmq2 in one app

Pavel Gushcha pavimus at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 19:12:14 CET 2009


I we talk only about C api, there is no need to change it. we only need
change namespace from zmq to zmq2 in zmq sources, that are hidden from zmq.h
and public API. For C++ bindings it will be good to change namespace zmq to
zmq2.

2009/12/23 Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com>

> Robin,
>
>
>  Is there any reason not to do this as part of the standard the ZMQ2
>> distribution? The zmq1 and zmq2 api’s aren’t backwards compatible in any
>> way, seems like it should be a separate library.
>>
>
> True. However:
>
> You cannot change the namespace of 0MQ/1.0 because that would break
> existing applications.
>
> You can change namespace of 0MQ/2.0, but then the question is how?
> Functions like zmq2_msg_init, zmq2_recv, ZMQ2_PUB etc. would be plain ugly,
> zeromq_msg_init, zeromq_recv, ZEROMQ_PUB etc. on the other hand are too long
> to be convenient.
>
> Martin
>
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