[zeromq-dev] ZRE/Zbeacon improvement proposal

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Sat Oct 26 16:07:16 CEST 2013


On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 3:59 PM, Arnaud Loonsrta <arnaud at sphaero.org> wrote:

> It would be the same as is happening now. Which is fine but I'd rather
> have a system which at least tries to prevent this. I know it's not a
> reliable option especially under network stress but it's just a single
> packet which could prevent a lot of other packets.
>
> It could be done as well using unicast methods within ZRE but it's much
> more work to send a packet to all nodes. A single broadcast/multicast is
> cheaper and if it doesn't work there is still the timeout method.

Do you have a simple example case we could work through? Preferably
something real, not theoretical.

-Pieter



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