[zeromq-dev] zmq_recv Blocks Forever

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Sun Aug 22 19:39:35 CEST 2010

This is normal, though not very elegant. Would you add a comment to the talk
page, and I'll explain this in the text.


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On Aug 22, 2010 7:17 PM, "Wolfgang Richter" <wolf at cs.cmu.edu> wrote:
> I was wondering if this was expected behavior.
> Working with the REQ-REP Hello World example in C with 0MQ release
> 2.0.7(beta), I have noticed that zmq_recv in my client will block
> forever if I kill the server prematurely.
> Even if I bring the server back up.
> I was expecting that once the server came back, the client would
> continue, or somehow signal an error condition (or an error condition on
> the server).
> I have noticed that if I use ZMQ_NOBLOCK on my zmq_recv and loop
> whenever I get errors, when the server comes back up things continue
> making progress as expected.
> --
> Wolf
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