[Mono-dev] status of System.Messaging in Mono

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier gonzalo.mono at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 17:57:54 EDT 2009

On Tue, 2009-07-14 at 07:34 +0100, Michael Barker wrote:
> Hi,
> I am actively working on implementing System.Messaging for Mono using
> RabbitMQ as a messaging bus implementation, which should be included
> in the latest builds.  It should be considered as alpha at the moment.
>  I am really in need of active users to help find bugs and give me an
> idea of which features are the most important.  Most of the basic
> messaging features are implemented, but a caveat is that MS's
> System.Messaging library makes some assumptions about how a messaging
> bus should work, so some of the more esoteric features can't be
> supported.  To try out our implementation you will need the following
> dlls from the mono build:
> System.Messaging.dll
> Mono.Messaging.dll
> Mono.Messaging.RabbitMQ.dll
> RabbitMQ.Client.dll
> You will need to install RabbitMQ from (http://www.rabbitmq.com), it's
> Free and Open Source and a decent messaging bus, theory it should work
> with QPid or OpenAMQ, but hasn't been tested.  You will need to make
> sure that you have the following environment variable set:
> MONO_MESSAGING_PROVIDER=Mono.Messaging.RabbitMQ.RabbitMQMessagingProvider,Mono.Messaging.RabbitMQ

Is this info anywhere in the wiki? It would be nice if the
System.Messaging page was updated... (and no, I'm not volunteering ;-).


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