[zeromq-dev] timeout value in zeromq poll

Charles Remes lists at chuckremes.com
Sat Dec 22 06:12:25 CET 2012

In the 2.x series of libzmq, the units are in microseconds.

In the 3.x series of libzmq, the units are in milliseconds.

Make sure you are using the 3.x series for this test.

On Dec 21, 2012, at 8:14 PM, Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de> wrote:

> As per manpages;
> If none of the requested events have occurred on any zmq_pollitem_t
> item, zmq_poll() shall wait timeout milliseconds for an event to occur
> on any of the requested items.
> One thing for sure: if I enter 60000L the timeout is not 60s. It seems
> to be that 60000000L comes closer to that. That sounds more like
> microseconds to me (which might be considered overkill).
> Is this a documentation bug, or an implementation bug?
> Stefan
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