Best practice for variables shared between processes?

Simon Wistow simon at
Sat Sep 25 23:10:38 BST 2010

On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 10:16:40PM +0100, Mark Fowler said:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 5:51 PM, Simon Wistow <simon at> wrote:
> > Redis doesn't have queues (i.e deliver to only one subscriber), it only
> > has topics (deliver to all subscribers).
> Can't I just BLPOP?

You can fake it using BLPOP I think. Although my patch has the advantage 
that clients can listen for both topics and queues on the same key 
whereas with BLPOP you can't

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