[zeromq-dev] zyre and upw/limited platform

brunobodin . brunobodin at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 14:18:23 CET 2017


Doron,

thanks for the heads up. The point I do not understand then is how I could
run a test on uwp platform, using a connected REQ socket on uwp side and a
bound REP on a server side ?

Thanks

Bruno

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:08 AM, Doron Somech <somdoron at gmail.com> wrote:

> Zeromq internally use socket (for signaling) and binds it (at least on
> windows). Zyre also requires bind, as you already figure out.
> Bottom line I don't think you can use zyre or zeromq on UWP, or at least
> until bind is supported on UWP.
>
>
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:59 AM, brunobodin . <brunobodin at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I would like to leverage zyre in my application, but some nodes of the
>> application will have to run on uwp platform :-( (not my choice)
>>
>> From my first tests I am able to build and run zmq, and czmq on uwp
>> plaform, using slighly modified
>> dll, see  https://github.com/bbdb68/czmq/tree/uwp and
>> https://github.com/bbdb68/libzmq/tree/uwp,
>> but it seems (even if winsock is said to run on uwp platform...) that I
>> cannot bind sockets.
>> Zyre builds nicely on uwp.
>>
>> For now this is not an issue in my design, since only the client nodes
>> are supposed to run on the uwp node.
>>
>> Regarding zyre, I made some experimentation and :
>> * discovery step can work thanks to the gossip mode. UDP mode fails
>> * but communication fails, most probably because the node's router socket
>> cannot bind.
>>
>> So my question is : do you think it is possible to design a "limited"
>> zyre node that could run on such a platform, without performing any bind,
>> while connecting to an existing network of zyre nodes ?
>>
>> I suppose this would require some kind of proxy node that would be bound
>> and used as a intermediate between the "limited" nodes and the regular
>> node, at least for socket setup.
>>
>> Any ideas ?
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Bruno
>>
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