[zeromq-dev] The Reaper (Martin Sustrik)

Thijs Terlouw thijsterlouw at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 16:03:47 CET 2011


> From: Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com>
> Subject: [zeromq-dev] The Reaper
> I've just committed a rather extensive patch to the master.
> It introduces a special thread ("reaper thread") to handle socket shutdown asynchronously.

Great work and thanks a lot! Very useful (and non-trivial) patch! I
wasn't aware that zmq_term could deadlock with open sockets, but it's
less of an issue since the zmq context is not terminated so often
normally.

Thijs



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