[rabbitmq-discuss] Guaranteeing order of messages consumed from queue

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Mon May 14 19:49:53 BST 2012

Hi Neil,

On 14/05/12 19:42, Neil Kodner wrote:
> I'm using RabbitMQ 2.6.1 

> I'm noticing that if I don't acknowledge a message, that it goes back
> into the queue but it seems to lose its place in line. 

You should upgrade to at least v2.7.0 (but preferably the latest
version). Order of requeued messages was changed in v2.7.0 - they now
keep their place in the queue. For more details see


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