[rabbitmq-discuss] Is it reasonable to stop a rabbitmq server by sending it a fatal signal?

Matthias Radestock matthias at lshift.net
Mon May 25 17:52:38 BST 2009


Eric Hanchrow wrote:
> I've got a system that manages child processes, and stops those
> processes by simply sending them a fatal signal -- in Unix parlance,
> it does "kill -9 <process ID>".
> [...]
> So: dumb idea, or perfectly fine?

Somewhere inbetween ;) It will probably work, but I certainly wouldn't 
recommend it as a general procedure for stopping RabbitMQ.


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