[rabbitmq-discuss] properties.headers in Perl client

vickerto vickerto at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 20:11:41 GMT 2010

>From what I've seen, most of them just set the headers to an empty
AMQP table with no way of setting them.  I'm taking a look at possibly
updating Net::RabbitMQ (which uses librabbitmq) to accept the headers
and process them, but I'm going to have to dust off the part of my
brain that contains my knowledge of Perl and C :)

On Dec 21, 12:41 pm, David Wragg <da... at rabbitmq.com> wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> vickerto <vicke... at gmail.com> writes:
> > I have successfully implemented a messaging system using one of the
> > PHP clients that I found on the web.  I am currently working on a Perl
> > counterpart that can send and receive messages to/from the same
> > system.
> > The problem that I am running into is that I was successfully able to
> > use the properties.headers to store some key/value information about
> > my message in the PHP client, but I have yet to find a Perl client
> > that actually supports or uses these headers.  Am I missing something
> > or does nobody actually use these headers in Perl?
> Not all AMQP applications use the message headers, so it's plausible
> that no-one has yet bothered to add support to the Perl clients.  Though
> it would be a fairly significant omission, given that the headers are
> (potentially) a part of every AMQP message.  I'm not aware of other
> clients that take this short cut.
> David
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> David Wragg
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