[zeromq-dev] Windows and PGM

gonzalo diethelm gdiethelm at dcv.cl
Sun Mar 28 00:16:05 CET 2010

> > Maybe starting with zmq_device call that would do the loop and never
> exit
> > would be the easiest. It's ugly and won't work for python, but at
> it
> > would further the issue a bit.
> Yes, this makes sense.  Once it is working, it won't be too difficult
> to put the device event loop into a thread and provide a start/stop
> API.

One thing I am doing now is to add an inproc socket to all of the "real
work" sockets I am using. The separate socket polling thread also polls
for this inproc socket and reads "commands" from it: pause, continue,
stop. I am sending a single char (P, C, S) in each case. This could also
become a standard way of making this loop stop whenever needed.

Note: pause / continue are useful to me because I must read data from a
DB and make sure that data has been read before I start processing
messages. 0MQ's inproc sockets make this thread synchronization easy and

Gonzalo Diethelm

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