[rabbitmq-discuss] Message TTL/Expiration
matthias at lshift.net
Fri Jun 19 06:43:25 BST 2009
Bryan Murphy wrote:
> I've setup a simple test case using SimpleRpcClient and SimpleRpcServer.
> Everything works except message expiration. All requests sent to the
> queue are processed by the server code, regardless of how long they sat
> in the queue. I could, of course, add a timestamp to my message and
> handle filter them manually, but I was hoping the RabbitMQ
> infrastructure could do this for me.
RabbitMQ does not (yet) implement message expiration. It's quite high up
our todo list though and has been requested by a few other users.
Meanwhile, as you say, filtering at the client end is probably your best
option, and should be fairly straightforward to implement.
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