[zeromq-dev] using REQ in a real application

Steven McCoy steven.mccoy at miru.hk
Fri Jul 19 01:09:57 CEST 2013


On 18 July 2013 16:43, Matt Connolly <matt.connolly at me.com> wrote:

> What is the correct way to handle the timeout?
>
> If the REQ socket is in the receive state, the only way it seems to me is
> to close the socket and make a new socket with a new connection. Is that
> right?
>
>
Yes, REQ and REP are pretty much
"L-plate<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L-plate>"
sockets but also incredibly useful for rapid prototyping of environments.
 Heading towards production you want to replace with DEALER and ROUTER to
remove the fatal blocking states.

-- 
Steve-o
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