[rabbitmq-discuss] Updating messages on queues

Aaron Westendorf aaron at agoragames.com
Mon Jul 19 13:17:55 BST 2010

What are the rules for this?  We're using no-ack messages and I've
considered switching to explicit acks, but am concerned about the case
where a message takes "a long time" to process.


On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 7:26 AM, Matthew Sackman <matthew at rabbitmq.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 04:22:12AM -0700, cbourne wrote:
>> Thanks Matt - guess the only problem with getting the consumer to do this is
>> that if it's the consumer that fails, then the message could be lost.
> Not true. If the consumer fails before acking the message then Rabbit
> reinserts the message into the queue.
> Matthew

Aaron Westendorf
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