[rabbitmq-discuss] Published message not queued after publish-ok received when connection quickly closed

Jakub Šťastný stastny at 101ideas.cz
Mon Jul 4 21:30:41 BST 2011

AMQP 0.8 is available as RC, it's way more stable than 0.7, so I would
recommend to just use the RC.



2011/7/4 Michael Nacos <m.nacos at gmail.com>

> there seems to be some support for tx_select, tx_commit, tx_rollback in the
> master branch of the amqp gem, but not in the 0.7.x-stable branch, which is
> what most people are using
> 2011/5/6 David Wragg <david at rabbitmq.com>
>> Simon MacMullen <simon at rabbitmq.com> writes:
>> > On 05/05/11 22:33, Elias Levy wrote:
>> >> While writing some code using the Ruby AMQP gem against RabbitMQ, I've
>> >> noticed that if I publish a message and quickly close the connection,
>> >> even though I've received a publish-ok response from the server, the
>> >> message fails to be queued by the broker.
>> >
>> > I'm not at all familiar with the Ruby client, but I should point out
>> > that unlike many of the other AMQP methods, basic.publish does not
>> > have a corresponding basic.publish-ok method; it's always
>> > asynchronous. So I imagine the post-publish callback fires
>> > immediately.
>> >
>> > In order to be able to know when the broker has taken responsibility
>> > for a message you can either wrap the publish in a transaction (when
>> > you see tx.commit-ok you know the server has the message) or use the
>> > rather more lightweight publish confirms:
>> o>
>> > http://www.rabbitmq.com/blog/2011/02/10/introducing-publisher-confirms/
>> Another way to solve the problem is to do a synchronous AMQP method
>> rather than abruptly closing the connection.  If this the sync method
>> completes successfully, you can be sure that your published messages
>> have reached the broker (it doesn't give you all the guarantees of
>> transactions, but it is much lighter weight).
>> An easy way to do this with all versions of the AMQP gem (even 0.6.7) is
>> to use the AMQP#close callback.  E.g., add something like this to your
>> code:
>>  client.close { puts "Closed ok" ; EM.stop }
>> David
>> --
>> David Wragg
>> Staff Engineer, RabbitMQ
>> VMware, Inc.
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