[rabbitmq-discuss] Rabbit Boot Steps

Matthew Sackman matthew at rabbitmq.com
Sun Jun 19 20:32:29 BST 2011

On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 05:54:12PM +0200, Alvaro Videla wrote:
> I'm reading the code of RabbitMQ. I've seen the *rabbit_boot_step*
> many times already and I always wondered if that's some Erlang
> feature/good practice or is it some clever idea to ensure
> dependencies/ordering while starting an Erlang app?
> I haven't seen *boot_steps* in other Erlang apps, that's why I ask.

We invented it. Not sure whether other apps have something similar or
not. I think it's pretty neat.


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