[rabbitmq-discuss] Passive versus active declaration of exchanges and queues

Tony Garnock-Jones tonyg at lshift.net
Thu Jul 1 02:55:56 BST 2010

Irmo Manie wrote:
> This does makes sense, so in theory, when wanting a passive declaration
> over active, you would first try passive and then active.

Well, another way of looking at it is to try active first, and never use
passive :-) It will succeed if everything is copacetic, and otherwise it will
close the channel with an error. Adding the call to passive doesn't actually
buy you anything.


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