[zeromq-dev] Epoll for IPC

Martin Hurton hurtonm at gmail.com
Tue Jul 23 08:28:30 CEST 2013


On Linux, ZMQ uses epoll both for TCP and IPC transport.

On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 10:42 PM, Manish Jain <manish at quora.com> wrote:
> I was curious what does ZMQ use for inter process communication (poll /
> epoll).
>
> I wanted to switch to Linux epoll considering its designed for this, and can
> scale well when you throw many connections to it. The socket that I'm using
> w/ ZMQ right now is TCP, but I could switch it to IPC; if that'd enable
> epoll.
>
> Also, what sort of overhead does ZMQ add to poll/epoll interface?
>
> Cheers,
> Manish
>
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