[zeromq-dev] Question about multi-part messages

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Mon May 30 13:35:17 CEST 2011

On 05/30/2011 01:30 PM, Attila-Mihaly Balazs wrote:

> While studying the documentation I found out about multi-part messages.
> However I didn't find any indication as to in which situations should
> they be used? Is there an upper limit on the size of one message? Does
> sending large messages negatively impact the performance? Otherwise it
> is much simpler to never use multipart messages...

They were originally meant as a way to allow zero-copy for non-continual 
chunks of memory.


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