[zeromq-dev] udp not enabled on Mac OS X 10.6

Steven McCoy steven.mccoy at miru.hk
Wed Mar 3 06:25:31 CET 2010

The UDP transport in ZeroMQ is the PGM protocol encapsulated in UDP, the
same as PGM/UDP found in IBM WebSphere MQ.

If you desired you could add a unicast UDP protocol such as UDT to ZeroMQ,
there has not been significant demand to date.


On 3 March 2010 13:19, Chris Wong <chris at chriswongstudio.com> wrote:

> Why is UDP support coupled with PGM?  Isn't there use-cases where UDP is
> sufficient?
> Chris
> On Mar 2, 2010, at 11:04 PM, Steven McCoy wrote:
> On 3 March 2010 12:37, Chris Wong <chris at chriswongstudio.com> wrote:
>> Try to build from HEAD in github for the first time on Mac OS X 10.6 and
>> the summary of configure showed that udp transport is not supported.  I
>> don't have a Linux box at home to try that.  Is UDP not supported on Mac?
> Not currently, most of the hard work has been done to prepare OpenPGM for
> OSX but there are differences in socket handling for interface enumeration,
> SSM multicast and IPv6 that need to be accounted for.
> If you can provide a development environment I can run a preliminary port,
> alternatively if you want a complete port together with full support ask at
> mail at miru.hk
> --
> Steve-o
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