[CentOS] Advise on RPM vs. Compiling source

Thu Dec 7 01:05:01 UTC 2006
leonel at enelserver.com <leonel at enelserver.com>

> 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.
> junji
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with  yum  you will have the  security updates for the current postfix

if you compile from source  you'll need to keep up  with the security
releases and  patch or  recompile  the new versions