[zeromq-dev] zyre

Arnaud Loonstra arnaud at sphaero.org
Tue Mar 24 11:17:23 CET 2015

I'm no Android guru but it might be logical. When the device becomes a
hotspot it essentially becomes a router. It should then support the 
protocol. A broadcast it could simply forward anywhere. There's a 
on SO:

No definite answer though.

Even on a linux machine you have to do some configuration before it 
multicast routing, i think.

$ cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/conf/all/mc_forwarding


On 2015-03-23 18:13, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
> We used multicast first, and then switched to broadcast UDP because
> the Android stack filters (or used to) incoming multicast when it is
> running as an access point.
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 5:58 PM, Arnaud Loonstra <arnaud at sphaero.org> 
> wrote:
>> "but I'm working on it in C nor Android"
>> Add 'not' to that... I'm working on it in Python
>> On 03/23/2015 04:05 PM, Arnaud Loonstra wrote:
>>> Yes, but I'm working on it in C nor Android(currently):
>>> https://github.com/zeromq/pyre/blob/master/pyre/zbeacon.py#L208

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