[rabbitmq-discuss] Linking to a channel process (erlang client)

Matthew Sackman matthew at rabbitmq.com
Wed Jun 15 13:10:00 BST 2011

On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 01:05:44PM +0100, Hunter Morris wrote:
> I've seen other "client" applications which manage socket connections
> treat this issue very differently. For example, lhttpc
> (https://github.com/esl/lhttpc) spawn_links a simple lhttpc_client
> process, passing along self() in order to unlink when a request is
> finished. Obviously, HTTP clients are largely stateless which differs
> greatly from the situation we have with AMQP connections and channels.

Interesting, and thanks for the pointer. I'll take a look at that and we
may well change the behaviour here, or at least introduce a start_link
variant as there used to be.


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