[rabbitmq-discuss] QoS prefetch and rabbitmq-c

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Thu Jan 6 14:24:46 GMT 2011

Hi Paul,

On 16/12/10 22:10, Paul Pearcy wrote:
> Hey,
> Don’t see a direct way via rabbitmq-c to setup QoS prefetch count for a
> consumer. Searching the lists, I came across this thread, which seemed
> to have a sample for how to do this:
> http://old.nabble.com/problem-with-new-persiter-with-1000-topics-queues-td29434516.html#a29476031
> Is rolling your own QoS via amqp_simple_rpc the current recommended
> (only?) way to do this?

The AMQP rabbitmq-c client currently lacks an API method to set the QoS 
prefetch count. This is on our radar and a bug has been filed for making 
this change. In general it should not be necessary to roll your own methods.



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