[zeromq-dev] UDP message with zeromq 2.0beta

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Thu Jan 21 10:31:28 CET 2010


Ok, i see. The problem is that you close the sender application 
immediately after send, even before it has chance to push the message to 
the network.

Try to sleep a while before closing the sender.


Guo, Yanchao wrote:
> I believe the client code is blocking. So what I did is that I start 
> client first, which keeps running until it gets a message; then I start 
> server.
> I know the packet is lost, as the server exits as it completed the 
> sending, but client is still running as it doesn't receive message.
> Yanchao
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Sustrik [mailto:sustrik at 250bpm.com]
> Sent: Thu 1/21/2010 3:08 AM
> To: Guo, Yanchao
> Cc: zeromq-dev at lists.zeromq.org
> Subject: Re: [zeromq-dev] UDP message with zeromq 2.0beta
> Guo,
>  > Hi Martin, I am trying the simple test program for udp, and I setup a
>  > simple pair of server/client on my machine. Out of 10 messages, I only
>  > get like 4 or 5 messages successfully received. I understand that UDP
>  > doesn't guarantee that all message to be delivered , but I think the
>  > success rate is just too low. Did you see the same for your testing?
> There's no real storage for the messages on the network switch or
> elsewhere, so you won't get historical messages. For example: Send a
> message, close the sender application. Open the receiver application,
> ask for message => you'll get nothing. You have to have both
> applications running to guarantee lossless semantics.
> Martin
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