[zeromq-dev] Very Small Messages/Manual
sustrik at 250bpm.com
Sun Aug 1 21:21:54 CEST 2010
> >Think of this:
> > zmq_msg_t msg;
> > zmq_msg_init_size (&msg, 5);
> > memcpy (zmq_msg_data (&msg), 5, "ABCDE");
> > ...
> >Here the _compiler_ allocates the storage for the data on the stack. The
> >size of the structure has to be fixed otherwise compiler won't know how
> >to adjust the stack pointer.
> I don't dispute with current design it has to be like that ..but the memory
> could be managed by the pipe which would allow variable messages..And for
> this type of message the pipe would return a pointer where the data would
> need to be written to.
> zmq_msg_t* msg = pipe->CreateNextMessage(size);
> memcpy (zmq_msg_data (msg), 5, "ABCDE");
No way you can make that kind of functionality available via BSD socket
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