[rabbitmq-discuss] Improving our documentation

David Wragg david at rabbitmq.com
Tue Nov 23 11:32:39 GMT 2010

jiri at krutil.com writes:
> If the user stops the receiver by killing the Java process, the
> connection will stay open on the broker and will have to time out. In
> my opinion that's a reasource leak, which should not appear in a
> tutorial.

Connections will be closed by the operating system when a process is
killed.  No time out is involved under normal circumstances.  To get
thhe effect you describe, you would have to do something like pulling
the power cable out of the client machine.

David Wragg
Staff Engineer, RabbitMQ
SpringSource, a division of VMware

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