[zeromq-dev] [request] IPC on windows

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Sat Aug 6 10:14:57 CEST 2011


On 08/05/2011 08:03 AM, Steven McCoy wrote:

> 1)  Change zmq_engine from reactor to proactor.
> 2)  Fake proactor POSIX by simply calling recv or send in the completion
> event.
> 3)  Slot in IOCP into the new model, also easy to emulate on POSIX for
> testing.  There is an implementation from Intel available on Google.
> 4)  Add named pipe support.
> 5)  Add shared memory support.

I am not entirely sure what you have in mind: Is it adjusting all the 
other polling mechanism wrappers (select_t, poll_t, epoll_t...) to 
IOCP-like model or other way round, wrapping IOCP in such a way that 
it's similar to existing wrappers?

Martin



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