[zeromq-dev] ZMQ_MCAST_LOOP: Control multicast loopback

Steven McCoy steven.mccoy at miru.hk
Thu Jun 24 15:49:48 CEST 2010


On 24 June 2010 20:34, Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com> 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?
>
>
I would go with, it is ok to use for development testing with lack of
hardware but should never be used for production unless you are really
accepting of ZeroMQ bouncing the transport on packet loss.

-- 
Steve-o
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