[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMq 3.2.4 Failure on Windows

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Tue Jun 24 09:14:07 BST 2014

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On 24 June 2014 at 12:10:13, Justin McCartney (be_strew at yahoo.co.uk) wrote:
> > thanks for the info. I am aware that the error was caused by the 
> inability to delete a file. My question more revolves around 
> why the Erlang process is still running after this critical error? 
> If the error had caused the Erlang process to stop, then Windows 
> could have automatically restarted the service, which in our 
> case would of resolved the problem.

I assume you mean "the Erlang VM OS process". "Erlang process" in RabbitMQ means
something else ;)

One reason is that such issues can be intermittent. We don't want to bring RabbitMQ
down immediately. It's true that there is no sensible way to recover from some issues.

Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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