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Re: --timeout-child=secs

From: Karsten Bräckelmann <guenther_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 28 2010 - 23:34:01 GMT

On Fri, 2010-10-29 at 00:17 +0100, Keith De Souza wrote:
> 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.

The spamd default is 300. See 'man spamd'. Why has this been changed in
the first place?

Btw, whoever knows why, knows where. ;)

> 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.

A very brief googling seems to suggest this is an archlinux-ism.

The correct file to edit (and track down the current *custom* value of
60) depends on your distro. It's either some distro specific "default
conf" file, or directly inside your init script.

-- char *t="\10pse\0r\0dtu\0.@ghno\x4e\xc8\x79\xf4\xab\x51\x8a\x10\xf4\xf4\xc4"; main(){ char h,m=h=*t++,*x=t+2*h,c,i,l=*x,s=0; for (i=0;i<l;i++){ i%8? c<<=1: (c=*++x); c&128 && (s+=h); if (!(h>>=1)||!t[s+h]){ putchar(t[s]);h=m;s=0; }}}