[rabbitmq-discuss] [Fwd: erlang-client woes]

Ben Hood 0x6e6562 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 08:24:16 BST 2009


On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 7:59 AM, Ben Hood <ben at lshift.net> wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> From: Jack Moffitt <jack at collecta.com>
> Subject: erlang-client woes
> To: ben at lshift.net
> Hi Ben!
> I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong, but Alexis said you are the man to talk
> to.
> I'm using rabbitmq-erlang-client from hg as of today, and rabbitmq
> 1.5.5 (latest release on the site) under Erlang R13B.
> Using direct access mode fails because it can't find the username.
> Poking through the code, it seems to want direct access to mnesia
> databases.  I'm not sure how to grant it this access.  Pointing the
> node at the tables used by the rabbit node doesn't work.  Pointing it
> at a blank directory also doesn't work.  I assume that there is some
> magic mnesia setup bit that I'm missing.  It seems to me this should
> be done with rpc so that the clients don't have to know or care about
> data storage.
> Using TCP access mode just hangs forever.
> I must be doing something silly, but I can't seem to figure it out.
> Thanks for any assistance you can provide.

ATM the Erlang client does not work against the released version of
Rabbit rather only against the corresponding latest version of the
server in hg.

This is because the Erlang client shares some libraries with the
server and it  has not yet been released as a 1.0 package yet, so
currently there is no compatibility with the released version of the

To get the server, clone the server repo,

hg up -C default; make run

and use one of the tests in the client, e.g.

make test_network.



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