[rabbitmq-discuss] Error running rabbitmqctl

Russell Borogove russell at borogove.org
Wed Jun 23 21:46:20 BST 2010

On Jun 23, 2010, at 4:00 AM, Emile Joubert wrote:

>> I'm still unhappy that -setcookie doesn't work on rabbitmqctl and the documentation is misleading about the cookie location.
> I'm glad to hear that you found a solution, and I'd like to find out how
> the documentation can be improved. Can you confirm whether you installed
> rabbitmq from MacPorts or from source? The documentation that refers to
> $MACPORTS_PREFIX/var/lib/rabbitmq/.erlang.cookie assumes MacPorts.

Yes, it's installed from MacPorts. 

The MACPORTS_PREFIX environment variable, however, doesn't appear to be 
defined - does rabbit in fact look for such an environment variable, rather than 
looking in a rabbitmq-server-relative location?


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