[zeromq-dev] 0MQ/2.0-beta1 on OSX

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Thu Jan 14 14:13:51 CET 2010


>>> Also I was able to compile 2.0 (alpha) without problems.
>>> - One thing to note is that samples say "eth0", which needs to be  
>>> "en0" on OS X. Maybe the authors find a way to convey that on the  
>>> website?
>> Any particular point you want it to be placed? Also keep in mind that 
>> network interface names are not standardised so it differs among OSes. 
>> Say on Solaris you'll probably have something like "e1000g".
> Exactly.
> I think using "eth0" in the samples is fine. One might mention before 
> the first such case that on OS X it is "en0", on ... (and so on). Now 
> this knowledge is silently assumed.

OK. Done. Manual pages on relevant 0MQ transports (zmq_tcp(7), 
zmq_pgm(7) and zmq_udp(7)) have a paragraph explaining the state of 
affairs with NIC naming.


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