[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ fails to close connections

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Mon Jul 29 15:51:46 BST 2013

On 29/07/13 14:35, Tuure Laurinolli wrote:
> It's a bit confusing that disk space limitations cause problems like
> eternally hanging connections, but somewhat understandable given that
> the hanging connection had done a publish().

Right. Blocked connections stick around on the server side until they 
get unblocked, even when the associated clients have long since disappeared.

There is nothing we can do about that since we cannot detect the closed 
socket without reading from it.


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