[zeromq-dev] equivalent of accept

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Tue Apr 20 18:45:16 CEST 2010


> I want to have a server waiting for clients on port 5500
> Then shift the communication to a separate thread and have the
> clienthandler thread do the communication with the client and have the
> main server thread free to listen to incoming clients.
> I expect some heavy logic to be exercised in clienthandler which can
> keep the thread unresponsive for a few seconds, that is why I want the
> server thread freed of the workload and ready or new incoming client
> requests ( from different machines )
> Again, I might be completely off with my understanding of ZMQ

0MQ does this for you. Actual networking stuff is done in I/O thread(s). 
Your application thread is free to do the actual processing.


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