[CentOS] Advise on RPM vs. Compiling source

Thu Dec 7 01:04:19 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Jun Salen wrote:
> Hi, 
> Need some advice on installing postfix in CentOS4.
> Which is better, installing by yum or rpm -i or by
> compiling from source code? What are the advantages
> and/or disadvantages of each. Thanks.

this issue has been covered a few times on the list, I suggest you start 
with a search through the achieves.

short answer: use yum ( which in turn uses rpm ).

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq