[zeromq-dev] Question: ipc and multiple listeners

Erik Haller Erik.Haller at broadlux.com
Tue Oct 22 02:26:41 CEST 2013


Good idea. I will.

On 10/15/2013 3:45 AM, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
> Hi Erik,
>
> It's a good question and not specified in the man page. Perhaps you'd
> like to add something to doc/zmq_ipc.txt to make it clearer?
>
> -Pieter
>
> On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 3:11 AM, Erik Haller <Erik.Haller at broadlux.com> wrote:
>> Can 1 zmq_socket (REP/ROUTER) serve one ipc:///<some file path> for
>> multiple processes on Linux? Won't the input/output be spliced?
>>
>> It appears that it can. zeromq3 uses AF_UNIX, SOCK_STREAM as the ipc://
>> resource as defined in ipc_listener.cpp. Therefore, one zmq_socket can
>> support multiple processes.
>>
>> ipc is such a general term. The documentation does not indicate the form
>> of ipc.
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