[rabbitmq-discuss] Suggestions for server startup script

Tony Garnock-Jones tonyg at lshift.net
Thu Sep 6 11:33:06 BST 2007

Hi Holger,

Thanks for the suggestions - they all sound pretty good to me. Do you
have code in a state where you could send a patch or simply a snapshot
of what you have working? I'll file a bug report in our bugzilla so that
we don't forget the idea - we should aim to include your suggestions in
our next broker release.


Holger Hoffstätte wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to offer a few suggestions to make the server startup scripts
> a bit easier to use.
> - I already had erlang installed separately and really do not like to copy
> stuff into another installation's directory; I initially ended up with a
> couple of erl_dumps until I understood that the app search path was not
> correct. Those dumps are very interesting to read for this VM geek but not
> what I was after :)
> Starting everything in the ebin dir worked immediately. Maybe adding a
> line like:
> 	-pa %RABBITMQ_BASE%/ebin ^
> to the erl start command would make this easier for others.
> - good Java projects that have shell launchers make sure that logs,
> databases etc. are not created all over the place:
> May seem a bit overly pedantic, but it makes stuff a bit easier to debug
> and more predictable.
> thanks
> Holger
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