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Messaging - consumer problem

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We are trying to utilize Coherence messaging pattern with queues but can not get it to work satisfactory when testing increasing and decreasing cluster nodes.
I get messages stuck in coherence.messagingpattern.messages cache that is never removed.

I start 6 nodes that both produces and consumes messages. Producer send one message every 500 ms on each node.

If I then decrease (killing java process, no unsubscribe) with one node and let the cluster rebalance itself between each shutdown until I get 4 four nodes I almost every time get messages stuck in coherence.messaging.messages-cache that will not be delivered anywhere.
Increasing with a couple of nodes usually make the coherence.messagingpattern.messages increase very rapidly as if no nodes are consuming messages from the new nodes.

What am I doing wrong?
I have tested same code on both 3.5.3, 3.6.1 and 3.7.0

What am I missing?
Is it a bug in the messaging pattern or do I have a bug in my code?

See code below for test. I have also made a [maven project|] for test.


package net.jakeri.coherence.test;

import java.util.concurrent.Executors;


public class Server {

     public static String QUEUE = "JAKERI_TEST";

      * @param args
      * @throws InterruptedException
     public static void main(String[] args) throws InterruptedException {
          System.out.println("About to start listener...");
          Executors.newSingleThreadExecutor().submit(new Listener());         
          System.out.println("About to start sender...");
          MessagingSession ms = DefaultMessagingSession.getInstance();
          Identifier queue = ms.createQueue(QUEUE);
          for (int i = 0;; i++) {
               String message = "Messsage_" + i;
               ms.publishMessage(queue, message);
               if (i % 10 == 0)
                    System.out.println("Sent: " + message);

     private static class Listener implements Runnable {

          public void run() {

               MessagingSession ms = DefaultMessagingSession.getInstance();
               Identifier queue = ms.createQueue(QUEUE);
               Subscriber s = ms.subscribe(queue);

               while (true) {
                    String m = (String) s.getMessage();
                    System.out.println("Got: " + m);


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