[zeromq-dev] Issue in tcp_connecter.cpp in Windows

KIU Shueng Chuan nixchuan at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 00:06:36 CET 2013

I have encountered the same assertion before too on WinXP.

I think the "another service listening on the port" possibility would cause
an assert on a bind and not here?

The thing is that the user app can't do anything as zmq handles
On Jan 22, 2013 4:35 AM, "Ian Barber" <ian.barber at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 9:23 AM, Pau <pau at teleopsia.com> wrote:
>> etimes (mayby minutes, maybe hours) an error WSAEADDRINUSE happens.
>> In line (253) some values are checked and the error is dicarded if it is
>> a known error but not WSAEADDRINUSE.
>>     //  Assert if the error was caused by 0MQ bug.
>>     //  Networking problems are OK. No need to assert.
> The problem here is that your have a spurious address in use (or at least
> a very short term one), but a long term address in use is an error that
> needs to be handled. I'm not sure your fix is the right one, because if
> there is another service listening on the port, it should error here. It is
> a tricky error though, for exactly these reasons. I would be inclined in
> application to spin and try again.
> Ian
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