[zeromq-dev] ZMQ_MCAST_LOOP: Control multicast loopback

Emmanuel TAUREL taurel at esrf.fr
Thu Jun 24 14:42:07 CEST 2010


Hello all,

On 24/06/2010 14:34, Martin Sustrik wrote:
>> A side note, the more advanced functionality being developed in OpenPGM
>> 5 such as congestion control completely fails on multicast loop.
>>      
> AFAICS the message is: "Never use multicast loopback."
>
> If so, wouldn't it make sense to disable multicast loopback entirely?
>
>    

Does this mean that when using multicast and publish/subscribe, it is 
not (or will not) be possible to have a subscriber on the same host than 
the publisher?

Thank's for your reply

Emmanuel




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