[rabbitmq-discuss] Do not require an acknowledgement for a single message

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Fri Apr 4 13:19:15 BST 2014

On 4 April 2014 at 16:18:02, Mateusz Bieniek (bieniekmat at gmail.com) wrote:
> > Now we have a special case. We want to publish a reboot command.  
> In this case, the client reboots itself as part of the processing,  
> and so never acknowledges the reboot message. So when it launches,  
> it consumes the message again and the cycle beings.
> Updating the client side is highly undesirable, so please assume  
> it's not a possibility. Is there a way we can publish a single message  
> and omit acknowledgement for it?

No. You need to register another consumer which will use automatic
acknowledgements and perform restarts. 

Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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