[zeromq-dev] equivalent of accept

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Wed Apr 21 12:58:40 CEST 2010

Hi Varol,

> I am really sorry to throw that many questions at you. I am just
> trying to understand and I am thankful for your help.
> I have a server which is idly waiting for a client to connect. At
> this point I have only one thread.
> Once I get a client connection, I want to handle the the traffic in a
> new thread.
> I read in the zmq doc, that the socket will only handle send/recv
> from within the same thread it was created, so I can't just pass the
> context to the newly created client handler thread.
> A second client gets a second thread etc. this is how the current
> application works. I would like to use zmq for this, hence all my
> questions :)
> Can you guide me to documentation which describes a server
> implementation with multiple worker threads and multiple sockets
> using zmq ? Or tell me how you would use zmq to handle multiple
> client connections through multiple threads
> I think I read the whole documentation and example codes to no avail,
> so I really appreciate your help.

As far as I understand, what you want is a multi-threaded server. In 
other words you have a server application which listens on a port. 
Client connect to it and send their requests. Server dispatches these 
requests to worker theads that process them and send the replies back to 
the original clients.

Is that right?


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