[rabbitmq-discuss] Stopping

Matthias Radestock matthias at lshift.net
Mon Nov 10 16:54:19 GMT 2008


Terry Jones wrote:
> I'm now automating some starting/stopping of rabbit, and looking in
> rabbitmqctl_real I see this:
> MNESIA_BASE=/var/lib/rabbitmq/mnesia
> LOG_BASE=/var/log/rabbitmq
> [...]
> the variables are not even used in the script.

Well spotted. I have created a bug to get these removed.

> BTW, does /var/lib/rabbitmq get created when Rabbitmq is installed?

Yes, on all the Unix-y packagings of RabbitMQ I am aware of.

> It doesn't look like there's anything in there that grows bigger over
> time. Right?

The mnesia databases and persister logs go there. And these definitely 
can grow.


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