[zeromq-dev] empty packet if REQ

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Fri Aug 13 13:14:47 CEST 2010


> thank you for shedding some light on this.
> Without it examples one can see e.g. in your "A multithreaded server in 10 mins"
> are slightly mysterious.
> To be honest I haven't get why XREQ don't put null packet though.

Think of multiple devices on the path:

REQ --- device1 --- device2 --- REP

There should be just one null delimiting the backtrace stack. Thus it 
has to be inserted by the endpoint rather than the device.


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