[zeromq-dev] Weather update server ... do not understand this source code ...

Marten Feldtmann itlists at schrievkrom.de
Sat Nov 10 13:15:05 CET 2012

In the weather server source code (found in the guide) I read the 
following code:

void *publisher = zmq_socket (context, ZMQ_PUB);
int rc = zmq_bind (publisher, "tcp://*:5556");
assert (rc == 0);
rc = zmq_bind (publisher, "ipc://weather.ipc");
assert (rc == 0);

Why is the publisher bound to two locations ?
What is the idea behind this ?
Can a socket be bound to several locations ?


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