[zeromq-dev] is priority inversion a problem?

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Jan 14 17:41:17 CET 2013

Hi Wolfgang,

> PS I'm not sure on the best route to handle this with ZeroMQ as a
> library is.  Perhaps we should document this on a wiki page and warn
> people to be careful mixing priorities with dynamically allocated
> messages and the inproc transport.

Indeed... usual practice is to stay away from thread priorities, and
ensure you scale the number of hard-working threads to match the core
count of the box. If you have any patterns that work particularly
well, or particularly badly, it's worth documenting these on the wiki.


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