[zeromq-dev] POLLOUT not eventing on bind with no peer

Justin Karneges justin at affinix.com
Wed Feb 1 21:45:05 CET 2012

On Wednesday, February 01, 2012 12:38:48 PM Chuck Remes wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2012, at 2:11 PM, Justin Karneges wrote:
> > On Wednesday, February 01, 2012 12:00:22 PM Justin Karneges wrote:
> >> If I create a socket with bind, but nobody has connected yet, then I do
> >> not receive POLLOUT events.  How can I determine when the socket
> >> becomes writable in an event-driven fashion?
> > 
> > Sorry, I apologize for the stupid question.  The answer is the same as my
> > earlier one blocking send.  The socket becomes writable once a peer has
> > connected.
> > 
> > I must admit I still find it confusing that a socket with bind does not
> > immediately have a background write queue.  Was this an intentional
> > design decision, or just something that hasn't been implemented yet?
> It's intentional. The mailing list archives have the answer... I know
> sustrik has answered this a few times. Search for the subject
> "bind/connect assimetry" (yes, use that misspelling).

Thanks, found here:


> I'll add this to the FAQ.



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