[rabbitmq-discuss] No error reported when tx_select/basic_publish/tx_commit is given an undefined queue name?
majek04 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 11:52:52 BST 2012
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 01:16, Matt Pietrek <mpietrek at skytap.com> wrote:
> I have a Pika code sequence that looks like this:
> channel = self._channel
> During some robustness testing, I found that if I passed an invalid queue
> name to basic_get, I get an AMQPChannelError as expected. However, when
> using the above code to write a message to an invalid queue name, no
> exception is seen.
> Is this normal or am I missing something? In our scenario, we have to
> absolutely, positively know that the message was received by the broker.
Yes, this is normal.
AMQP does not allow you to send message to a "queue", instead, you
send a message to an exchange with a routing key.
This routing key is a queue name in this case but it can be just anything.
Messages sent with a routing key that is not matched by appropriate
binding will be lost. This is the correct behaviour.
If you need to ensure that message is delivered use 'mandatory' flag
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