[zeromq-dev] Automagical zdevice/1.0 now available

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Aug 23 17:54:48 CEST 2010

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 4:56 PM, gonzalo diethelm <gdiethelm at dcv.cl> wrote:

> Minor thing: I still think it would be great to have the
> "tcp://eth0:5555" part defined in a single place, so that you could
> refer to those endpoints by their names.

It's actually two different endpoints, not one.  The basic device
model has a frontend and a backend socket.  Either can connect and/or
bind to multiple endpoints but they'll not be the same ones.

> Anyway, here is the part I don't really follow: what does the "type:
> zqueue" do, exactly? Why is that necessary? What if I want to create a
> new type of device, one that holds many different internal queues? Or
> perhaps one that routes data incoming from an inproc socket directly out
> onto a PUB socket?

It's specified at http://rfc.zeromq.org/spec:3.  Can you tell me if
that helps or not?

Pieter Hintjens
iMatix - www.imatix.com

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