Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 783108
spamassassin.service lies about its PID file
Last modified: 2012-01-30 16:02:48 EST
Description of problem:
but spamd never writes this pid file.
It is crucial that *.service files contain true information about the PIDFile,
otherwise the service will misbehave.
The service will fail to start under latest versions of systemd, because systemd will not treat the service as started successfully unless the configured pid file appears.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. update to systemd-37-8.fc16 from updates-testing
2. attempt to restart spamassasin.service
The service will be "activating" for a minute or two and then it will timeout and be killed.
The service state should become "active (running)" in a few seconds.
Suggested fix in the unit file: add --pidfile to spamd command line:
ExecStart=/usr/bin/spamd --pidfile /var/run/spamd.pid $SPAMDOPTIONS
Please, fix this before this update:
will go to stable.
spamassassin-3.3.2-9.fc16 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 16.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 16 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing spamassassin-3.3.2-9.fc16'
as soon as you are able to.
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spamassassin-3.3.2-9.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.