Zeromq vs. dbus

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at
Thu Aug 5 13:02:53 PDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 10:52 PM, Havoc Pennington <hp at> wrote:

> It's apples and oranges. (though I'm sure zeromq is much faster.) dbus
> has nothing to do with distributed messaging really, and does a lot of
> stuff that isn't done by a system like zeromq.

Right. I was thinking whether zeromq is outrageously faster than dbus
(for applications where zeromq is enough), or whether it's just ~ 2
times faster. It might also be interesting to use file descriptor
passed by dbus for zeromq messaging.

Ville M. Vainio @@ Forum Nokia

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