[CentOS] Postfix and mysql

Matt Hyclak hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Tue Jul 10 14:13:42 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jul 10, 2007 at 04:01:23PM +0200, Jordi Espasa Clofent enlightened us:
> >CentOS doesn't because RHEL doesn't. If you don't like it, take it up with
> >them. :-) CentOS realizes that many people will want this, so they rebuild
> >postfix and put it in centosplus for your convenience (at least they did 
> >for
> >4 - I'm not sure where they are with 5 on this aspect).
> Ok Matt; I've done it.
> * download the source RPM.
> * install it
> * modify the spec file
> * rebuild with new spec file.
> I has been easy, at least in i386 packages (x86_64 packages rebuild 
> processes has failed in mysqlclient library link).

64 bit packages can be weird if you have 32-bit packages installed on the
system. I'm glad the process worked for you. Now you can yell at Jim Perrin
to update what's in centosplus so you don't have to do it yourself anymore.

(You're welcome, Jim)


Matt Hyclak
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Department of Social Work
Ohio University
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