[zeromq-dev] ZMQ_PAIR sockets in 3.x ZMQ / IPC in winows implementation

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Thu Jan 19 05:31:01 CET 2012


On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 4:58 PM, Martin Sustrik <sustrik at 250bpm.com> wrote:

> 0mq is mainly about communication between multiple endpoints which makes
> PAIR kind of out of scope.
>
> However, using pair where raw TCP connection would be appropriate makes the
> task much easier for the user.

My use case runs over inproc, not TCP. There is really no other way to
make a safe pipe between two threads except PAIR over inproc.

I'd probably advise against using PAIR over TCP since it doesn't
handle reconnection properly. With inproc this isn't an issue.

-Pieter



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