[rabbitmq-discuss] PPA debs restart rabbit

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Fri Jun 20 18:06:33 BST 2014

On 17/06/14 15:54, Aaron Westendorf wrote:
> We're using the PPA for rabbit but the current debian files are not
> suitable for production deployments because they stop and restart the
> process. I understand the desire to start the process if it was not
> already running, but embedding the restart logic in the deb means that
> users have no control over the process. As it is very common to use the
> PPA within the context of a configuration management system (Salt, Chef,
> etc), it would be best to leave that decision up to the user.

What do you mean by "restart logic"?

I could see the point in adding some START_THE_SERVER variable to 
/etc/default/rabbitmq-server, would that help?

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, Pivotal

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