[zeromq-dev] Using zmq sockets from multiple threads

Charles Remes lists at chuckremes.com
Thu Aug 21 16:57:31 CEST 2014


Yes.

http://zeromq.org/area:faq

cr

On Aug 21, 2014, at 9:53 AM, Peter Durkan <pdurkan at lucerahq.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Is it safe to use sockets from multiple threads if you prevent concurrent access using a mutex? 
> 
> i.e.
> 
> {
>   std::lock_guard<std::mutex> lck(send_mtx_);
>   ... send a message on the  socket
> }
> 
> I can also create a new socket each time a new thread calls the function and use the thread_id as a key but was wondering if using a mutex like the above would get around that. 
> 
> Thanks,
> Peter
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