[rabbitmq-discuss] Lost messages on dead-letter + ttl queue while process is restarted?

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Wed Oct 31 15:52:23 GMT 2012


On 31/10/12 15:35, Aaron Pfeifer wrote:
> My interpretation is that if the RabbitMQ process is not running when a
> message's TTL is reached, then the message does not get properly
> dead-lettered -- it, instead, just gets dropped on the floor.
> Is my understanding correct?


> Is that the intended behavior?


While idly browsing our code today I discovered this very bug. About 10 
seconds before I saw your post. Spooky.

We will get this fixed in a future release.



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