[zeromq-dev] Support for UDP and Serial

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue May 15 12:42:00 CEST 2012

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 12:06 AM, Thomas Taranowski <tom at baringforge.com> wrote:

> 0mq is awesome for everything else, and I'd like to add support for
> the above so that the interface to the device is as transparent to the
> application as possible.  My questions are:
> * What is the current state of UDP support for 0mq.  I've seen stuff
> around, but I need to receive data from devices that are non-0mq
> devices.

There is/was a project to provide UDP support
(https://github.com/imatix/vtx/tree/master/v3) for all patterns but it
didn't get much traction. The code may be useful though; it supports
all 0MQ patterns.

> * Support for receiving data from devices publishing raw data streams.

I'd suggest using bridging, like VTX does.

> * Overall concept of integrating support for serial interfaces.  On
> posix they all end up being fd's, so I've been able to unify handling
> for all of the above before by using the file descriptor as the
> unifying concept.



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