[zeromq-dev] Fwd: ZMQ Closure - Change of Beginners Documentation

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Wed May 25 16:08:10 CEST 2011

On 05/25/2011 03:59 PM, Andrew Hume wrote:

> How a multi-threaded application terminates is beyond teh scope of this
> guide,
> but zmq_term provides support for a control thread to terminate all
> pending zmq operations, such as zmq_recv, with a specific error code
> (ETERM).
> This allows the threads where those operations were running to clean up,
> typically including calling zmq_close on appropriate sockets.
> This in turn will allow zmq_close to terminate.

That sounds like it should go to the zmq_term(3) man page. Would you 
mind submitting a documentation patch?

As for the guide, I would say it should provide a more hands-on example, 
say how event loops in worker threads can be terminated by zmq_term() 
called in the main thread.


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