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Bug 156390

Summary: spamd generate child processes which occupies all memory
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Warren Togami <wtogami>
Component: spamassassinAssignee: Warren Togami <wtogami>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: medium    
Version: 4.0   
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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Fixed In Version: spamassassin-3.0.4-1.el4 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-07-04 02:20:42 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 151433    
Bug Blocks: 158693    

Description Warren Togami 2005-04-29 17:24:26 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #151433 +++

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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

Comment 5 Warren Togami 2005-07-04 02:20:42 UTC
Fixed in RHSA-2005:498 spamassassin-3.0.4-1.el4