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--timeout-child=secs

From: Keith De Souza <kbdesouza_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 28 2010 - 23:17:11 GMT
To: users@spamassassin.apache.org

Hi Users,

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SpamAssassin version 3.2.5
  running on Perl version 5.10.0
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I'm pretty new to spamassassin and recently been asked to change the flag
timeout-child
to 180 seconds, its currently set to to 60.

I've googled this and some say that this can be changed in /etc/conf.d/spamd
however
I don't seem to have this file.

I've tried using spamd --timeout-child=180 afterwhich i ran a ps aux | grep
spamd
and here are my results:

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root 15967 0.1 0.3 31732 29268 ? Ss Oct28 0:01
/usr/sbin/spamd --create-prefs --max-children 8 -u mail
--helper-home-dir *--timeout-child=180
*-d --pidfile=/var/run/spamd.pid
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However when I restart the spamassassin deamon and run ps aux | grep spamd,
it goes back to what it was set before the my change:

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root 15967 0.1 0.3 31732 29268 ? Ss Oct28 0:01
/usr/sbin/spamd --create-prefs --max-children 8 -u mail --helper-home-dir *
--timeout-child=60* -d --pidfile=/var/run/spamd.pid
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So it does seem to have a config file for where it is reading from. My
question is:

1. Where would it be?

or

2. How do I find it?

As mentioned, I'm pretty new at this so if you need me to provided further
details please let me know.

Many Thanks

Keith