[zeromq-dev] Pattern for clean shutdown of a proxy loop

Pieter Hintjens ph at imatix.com
Tue Mar 11 22:02:26 CET 2014


You can look at the CZMQ zproxy class to see one way to do this.

On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 9:35 PM, Cosmo Harrigan
<cosmo.harrigan at singularityu.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> What is the best practice when you are creating a loop that functions like
> the zmq_proxy device, to bind a PULL socket that is fed by a backend
> ventilator with a frontend PUB socket, in order to properly handle a clean
> shutdown?
>
> Most of the examples on the zguide just show "while (1)" with a loop that
> never terminates. What's the suggested way of signaling to the loop which is
> running in its own thread that it is time to shut down?
>
> Thanks,
> Cosmo
>
>
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