[zeromq-dev] Exception using ZeroMQ

Check Peck comptechgeeky at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 03:34:52 CET 2015

In Ctx.java class, I saw this line -

    //  If max_sockets limit was reached, return error.
    if (empty_slots.isEmpty ()) {
        throw new IllegalStateException("EMFILE");

But under what circumstances this will happen?

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 4:22 PM, Check Peck <comptechgeeky at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am using ZeroMQ in Java and it was working fine but suddenly I saw this
> exception getting thrown -
>     java.lang.IllegalStateException: EMFILE
>     at zmq.Ctx.create_socket(Ctx.java:300)
>     at org.zeromq.ZMQ$Socket.<init>(ZMQ.java:363)
>     at org.zeromq.ZMQ$Context.socket(ZMQ.java:312)
>     at org.zeromq.ZContext.createSocket(ZContext.java:113)
> Any idea what could be wrong? I am disconnecting and closing the socket as
> well.
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