Bug 151433 - spamd generate child processes which occupies all memory
Summary: spamd generate child processes which occupies all memory
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: spamassassin   
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Version: 3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Warren Togami
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Blocks: 156390
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-03-17 20:40 UTC by Marcin Draminski
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-498
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-04-29 17:35:13 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:498 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: spamassassin security update 2005-06-23 04:00:00 UTC

Description Marcin Draminski 2005-03-17 20:40:42 UTC
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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.

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How reproducible:

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

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Comment 1 Warren Togami 2005-04-03 10:51:00 UTC
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 05:33:33 UTC
Please test the spamassassin-3.0.3 now in FC3 updates.

Comment 3 Marcin Draminski 2005-04-29 10:27:39 UTC
It works OK now, thanks.  Memory is occupied but then it is released.

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