[zeromq-dev] Edge-triggered polling vs Level-triggered. Which one ZMQ is using? Why?

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Mon Jul 14 13:31:19 CEST 2014

This was a design decision from very long ago, 2009 or so, and there
was no real discussion of it. I've always assumed if it was really a
problem in libzmq, someone would have changed that by now.

On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 11:50 AM, artemv zmq <artemv.zmq at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi community
> Did read nanomsg' docs, the part where they have been explaining differences
> against zmq. They mentioned that they use level-triggered polling instead of
> edge-triggered one as it's in zmq.
> Since I'm not expert in this low-level stuff, but I'm still very curious why
> zeromq decided to go edge-triggered way instead of level-triggered one.
> Thanks in advance.
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> artemv
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