[rabbitmq-discuss] Reconnection strategies in Pika

Marek Majkowski majek04 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 14:45:26 BST 2011

2011/7/22 Alex Grönholm <alex.gronholm at nextday.fi>:
> I never quite grasped what these are for. Their use is not documented, and
> they seem to have no effect on connections. When a connection dies, pika
> dies too regardless of whether I have a connection strategy in place or not.
> Could someone clarify this?

I suspect, the idea was to support automatic reconnections. But this
is quite hard in AMQP world (that's a polite way of saying "impossible").

I wouldn't be surprised to hear that that feature was never finished.

That's my guess, I haven't looked at the code.


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