[rabbitmq-discuss] Problems with RabbitMQ not responding on channel request

Matthew Sackman matthew at rabbitmq.com
Thu Aug 19 01:33:49 BST 2010

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 01:21:52AM +0100, Cal Leeming [Simplicity Media Ltd] wrote:
> It would appear that I have a good version of Erlang:
>  root at mail01.dmemedialtd.com [~/rabbitmq-server/scripts] > erl -v
> Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.6.3 [source] [64-bit] [smp:2]
> [async-threads:0] [kernel-poll:false]

Hmm. Try firing up erlang and testing to see if it can find the module:

> erl
Erlang R13B04 (erts-5.7.5) [source] [64-bit] [smp:4:4] [rq:4]
[async-threads:0] [hipe] [kernel-poll:false]

Eshell V5.7.5  (abort with ^G)
1> re:split(<<"bluemail.cache.#">>,"\\.",[{return,list}]).

(i.e. type/copy+paste the line from the "re:" onwards).

If you get another undef then that suggests you don't have the re
module. In R12B3, the re module was experimental. I wonder whether that
meant some distributions didn't include it. Did you compile from source
or is your erlang installation from some package? And if so, which


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