[rabbitmq-discuss] rabbitmqctl script complaints

Aaron Westendorf aaron at agoragames.com
Thu Nov 18 17:28:46 GMT 2010

All good points on previous replies; we have not yet incorporated any
plugins into our standard installation.

Thanks for scheduling a detailed look at the script Simon.


On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Simon MacMullen <simon at rabbitmq.com> wrote:
> On 18/11/10 16:42, Aaron Westendorf wrote:
>> Yes, but then one has to start editing their PATH, which is not always
>> a pleasant task in a large production deploy.
> Well, the wrapper shell script you mention in the blog post could reference
> the real rabbitmqctl.
>> The default install can
>> be made flexible enough to support more use cases than it currently
>> does.  One way to do that would be to exec the
>> /usr/lib/rabbitmq/bin/rabbitmqctl and only on failure, print out the
>> note that one should switch user if they are not root or rabbitmq.
> Ah, I see.
> It would be nice to distinguish failure caused by the wrong Erlang cookie
> from other types of failure, but this makes some sense. I'll open a bug.
> Cheers, Simon
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