[zeromq-dev] [PATCH] Moved tests off 5555 (conflict with Eclipse)

Martin Lucina mato at kotelna.sk
Wed May 4 13:21:29 CEST 2011

sustrik at 250bpm.com said:
> On 05/04/2011 01:17 PM, Martin Lucina wrote:
> > Well, in a full-blown application which wants to use transient ports you
> > will obviously need a single well-known naming/directory service of some
> > kind.
> Ok. Let's discuss the issue when we get that far.
> > For the test cases, which we were discussing, given that they're all
> > single-process they can use inproc to pass the TCP port numbers to use.
> The use case of using TCP for in-process communication is not worth the 
> trouble IMO.

That's just the use case in this thread.

The real use case for "bind to random port", which I have used in the past
for production work, is when you have dynamic parts of your topology. You
don't care about the actual port numbers used for those parts.


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