[rabbitmq-discuss] Clean shutdown of a consumer with prefetch

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Mon Nov 4 12:16:34 GMT 2013

On 4 Nov 2013, at 16:08, Adam Ainsworth <Adam.Ainsworth at TraderMedia.co.uk> wrote:

> Is it possible to empty the prefetch buffer when we are closing down to avoid this?

I’m afraid not. Even if cancel your consumer first, there still may be in flight messages
that were delivered but not acked.

I assume “shutdown” here means app shutdown or similar, by the way.


Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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