[zeromq-dev] "thread safe" sockets and ZMQ_FD

Doron Somech somdoron at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 18:27:53 CET 2015

The one need to dispose it. My plan was to support zmq_poll by create
signaler on each call.
On Feb 21, 2015 6:21 PM, "Thomas Rodgers" <rodgert at twrodgers.com> wrote:

> I will hold off until you've fleshed out those details, but it sounds like
> the API for getting the signaling FD will be different from what everything
> else uses currently, which means there will be a class of socket types that
> I will need to special case to support in my bindings. Is there anyway to
> just make that API get_sockopt() for ZMQ_FD but make the FD returned the
> 'new' signaling one?
> On Saturday, February 21, 2015, Doron Somech <somdoron at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Currently the thread safe sockets doesn't support polling on multiple
>> sockets as stated in the PR:
>> https://github.com/zeromq/libzmq/pull/1349
>> I'm planning to solve that by epoll like API where you create a poll and
>> then add sockets to it. The poll type will create a file descriptor that
>> will be added to each of the associated thread safe sockets.
>> The mailbox_safe type already (
>> https://github.com/zeromq/libzmq/blob/master/src/mailbox_safe.hpp) have
>> a method called add signaler which is actually a file descriptor.
>> On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 5:27 PM, Thomas Rodgers <rodgert at twrodgers.com>
>> wrote:
>>> It looks like the recently added code for supporting thread safe sockets
>>> does not support returning the signalling FD for a socket that is marked
>>> "thread safe". How would these socket types be used in a polling reactor
>>> then?
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