The direct: component provides direct, synchronous invocation of any consumers when a producer sends a message exchange.
This endpoint can be used to connect existing routes in the same camel context.
Where someName can be any string to uniquely identify the endpoint
@deprecated If set to
false, then when a second consumer is started on the endpoint, an
IllegalStateException is thrown. Will be removed in Camel 2.1: Direct endpoint does not support multiple consumers.
Camel 2.11.1: If sending a message to a direct endpoint which has no active consumer, then we can tell the producer to block and wait for the consumer to become active.
Camel 2.11.1: The timeout value to use if block is enabled.
Camel 2.16.0: Indicates whether the producer should fail by throwing an exception when sending to a DIRECT endpoint with no active consumers.
You can append query options to the URI in the following format, ?option=value&option=value&...
In the route below we use the direct component to link the two routes together:
And the sample using spring DSL:
See also samples from the SEDA component, how they can be used together.