[zeromq-dev] IPC and free ports

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Oct 15 07:48:55 CEST 2012


On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 2:45 PM, Michel Pelletier
<pelletier.michel at gmail.com> wrote:

> BTW, I don't know if this is helpful to you (haven't followed this
> thread very close) but pyzmq has a bind_to_random_port socket method
> which does the same as your loop code below.
>
> https://github.com/zeromq/pyzmq/blob/master/zmq/core/pysocket.py#L114

CZMQ has the same feature. It's one of the suggested abstractions for
language bindings, see
http://www.zeromq.org/topics:binding-abstractions.

(It should IMO have been just put into libzmq ages ago but there was
disagreement about its POSIXness.)

-Pieter



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