[CentOS] Re: Best way to have Postfix 2.3 or 2.4 on Centos 4.4?

Feizhou feizhou at graffiti.net
Fri Jul 27 15:04:02 UTC 2007

beast wrote:
> On 27/07/07 09:42 +0200, M. Fioretti wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> I would like to install Postfix 2.3 or 2.4 (I need support for SASL
>> authentication via Dovecot) on a Centos 4.4 server.
>> I have already found rpm packages at
>> http://postfix.wl0.org/en/available-packages/ and pages about using
>> the centosplus repo for postfix.
>> Before launching rpm or yum, however, I'd like to ask the list which
>> way you think is the best way to do this. By "best" I mean the way
>> which:
>> * has no known issues, gotchas, extra configuration tricks...
>> * has as little extra dependencies as possible
>> * can be maintained/upgraded with yum
> If this is a dedicated mailserver, i prefer installing postfix from source.

Better document the build procedure like make command arguments and what 
not then for your next server or in case the thing goes kaboom.

Packages exist for a reason. :)

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