[Spread-users] producer/consumer queue via spread.

John Lane Schultz jschultz at spreadconcepts.com
Tue Mar 20 17:48:34 EDT 2007

That solution only works if no one else is sending to the group and you have 
group membership turned off.

If you really want just a producer, with no reads, then the most simple and 
efficient route is to simply not SP_join to the group.


Nico Meyer wrote:
> Alternatively you could set the SELF_DISCARD flag when sending.
> On Tuesday 20 March 2007 21:56:57 John Lane Schultz wrote:
>> This should only happen if you're producer became a member of the group by
>> SP_join()'ing to it.
>> Spread allows you to send to a group without joining to it.
>> Allan Bailey wrote:
>>> I'm trying to develop a simple producer and consumer pair, and have run
>>> into something I cannot find in the docs.
>>> My producer just spews messages to the group, and the consumer just reads
>>> them.
>>> The problem:  the producer gets killed after a few thousand message if it
>>> does not also read the messages.
>>> Can someone point me to the docs where this is explained?
>>> Or, does anyone have a good example of a producer/consumer queue?
>>> I'm using the spread python module for this development.
>>> thanks,
>>> --
>>> Allan

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