[rabbitmq-discuss] rabbitmq-c -- multiple exectables receiving same message

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Fri Jul 1 15:05:18 BST 2011

On 01/07/11 14:56, Lowell.Boggs at emc.com wrote:
> The two executables are not in fact receiving the messages in a
> /round-robin/ fashion. They are both receiving _all_ of the messages.

This really, really should work. It's very basic functionality.

Are you *absolutely* sure that you have a single queue with two 
consumers? Look at rabbitmqctl list_queues, or rabbitmq-management.

 > The one piece of the tutorial I have not actually duplicated in my
 > experiments is the use of the durable flag on queue creation and the use
 > use of persistent in the message creation. Would that have anything to
 > do with the round robin distribution of messages to queues?

No, it won't.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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