[zeromq-dev] Is a possible to purge the transmit buffer?

Helge Früh helge.frueh at googlemail.com
Sun May 22 22:53:50 CEST 2011

> No, the sender HWM applies to each queue independently. Further, if a
> peer is offline nothing is queued for it, unless it's using durable
> sockets, which is a disrecommended pattern since it'll rapidly kill
> publishers.
Understood. The example was referring to durable subscribers. So there 
is no way to safely protect the publisher from running out of memory 
(especially with durable subscribers). Even if you set the the HWM the 
total memory consumption is also dependant on the count of subscribers.

Pieter, thanks for your explanation

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://lists.zeromq.org/pipermail/zeromq-dev/attachments/20110522/04206b70/attachment.htm>

More information about the zeromq-dev mailing list