[rabbitmq-discuss] Notification on Queue Shutdown

Marek Majkowski majek04 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 12:35:32 GMT 2011

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 12:26, Max Bridgewater
<max.bridgewater at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a way to listen and be notified when RabbitMQ shuts down a
> queue or be informed of when the last consumer leaves a queue?

Rabbit won't automatically destroy a queue unless it's 'exclusive' or

Queue.declare command returns three things: queue name, number of messages
in the queue and number of consumers. You can use this to check if there
is a consumer left.


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