[rabbitmq-discuss] To know when a queue is empty from a Java client

Jon Brisbin jon at jbrisbin.com
Thu Aug 26 14:25:55 BST 2010

The "official" folks should correct me here, but when you declare an existing queue, you get an object back that gives you the message count:


I don't think there's a way to poll for the message count on a long-running process, though...


On Aug 26, 2010, at 8:16 AM, Florence Chabanois wrote:

> Hello,
> From a Java client we need to know when a queue is empty.
> Is there a way to know it via the Java api (or to know the number
> of messages in a queue).
> We would rather have another way than calling "rabbitmqctl list_queues"
> via Runtime.exec()
> Thanks for any help,
> Florence.
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J. Brisbin

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