[zeromq-dev] Closed dealer socket may cause context termination to hang

Michi Henning michi at triodia.com
Thu Nov 6 15:38:59 CET 2014

On 7 Nov 2014, at 0:33 , Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:

> Well, I used the term "insane" in the man page.

I was thinking of "wrong", but "insane" will do :-)

> OK, I've sent a pull request to set LINGER to 2 seconds by default.
> If there are no complaints we can backport this to 4.1. I think the
> old behavior can be considered a bug worth fixing.

I can't think of any realistic scenario where the old behavior would be helpful. And, even if there are one or two applications out there that depend on it, I think the principle of least surprise suggests that this is a bug, not a feature.


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