[zeromq-dev] sending possibly not crossplatform patches

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Wed Apr 4 18:45:24 CEST 2012

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Sergey Hripchenko
<shripchenko at intermedia.net> wrote:

> Is it worth doing to send you patches that are not cross-platform(not even
> tested)
> (like for example implementation of ‘TCP keep-alives configuration’ via
> setsockopt() differs for almost each platform)

Yes. The only way to get solid cross-platform code is to push out to
people who use different platforms on a daily basis.

Just make sure it's as close to POSIX as possible, that it doesn't die
horribly on other machines, and that it's easy for others to complete.

One step at a time... :-)


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