Bug 151433 - spamd generate child processes which occupies all memory
spamd generate child processes which occupies all memory
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: spamassassin (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Warren Togami
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Blocks: 156390
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Reported: 2005-03-17 15:40 EST by Marcin Draminski
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-498
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Last Closed: 2005-04-29 13:35:13 EDT
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Description Marcin Draminski 2005-03-17 15:40:42 EST
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Description of problem:
I'm trying to make evolution to use spamassassin, but when I download mails the spamd process generates several child processes which are eating all my memory.  To make it worse, after I have downloaded the mails those processes don't free any memory untill I kill them manually.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
3.0.1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start evolution
2.download mails from mail server
3.ram memory gets filled up completely
  

Actual Results:  memory filled up completely and I had to kill manually the spamd processes

Expected Results:  spamd processes should stop automatically and free all used memory

Additional info:
Comment 1 Warren Togami 2005-04-03 06:51:00 EDT
http://people.redhat.com/wtogami/temp/spamassassin/
Please test the fc3 RPM from here, which is 3.0.2 plus some patches that might
help with your memory consumption problem.
Comment 2 Warren Togami 2005-04-29 01:33:33 EDT
Please test the spamassassin-3.0.3 now in FC3 updates.
Comment 3 Marcin Draminski 2005-04-29 06:27:39 EDT
It works OK now, thanks.  Memory is occupied but then it is released.
Regs.
Marcin

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