[zeromq-dev] Behaviour of resources

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Dec 23 23:40:28 CET 2013


On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 10:05 PM, Merijn Verstraaten
<merijn at inconsistent.nl> wrote:
> RFC 23 specifies:
> "The implementation SHALL accept all resource requests, as a resource may become available at an arbitrary time after the connection has been established."
>
> Doesn't keeping these connections result in a resource leak? Wouldn't you have to store incoming messages indefinitely?

I think it's exactly the same as a TCP connect; an outgoing connect
may be made to an endpoint that isn't there. That creates a pipe that
will accept messages. For resources it's the same, I think.

-Pieter



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