On Redhat/CentOS how many use a repository and how many build from source?

Patrick Ben Koetter p at sys4.de
Tue Jan 15 21:50:32 CET 2013

* Pelletier, Robert <pelletierr at csdhr.qc.ca>:
> It also was possible to switch from sendmail to postfix as default MTA since at least RHEL3.
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : amavis-users [mailto:amavis-users-bounces+pelletierr=csdhr.qc.ca at amavis.org] De la part de Quanah Gibson-Mount
> Envoyé : mardi 15 janvier 2013 15:05
> À : Patrick Ben Koetter; amavis-users at amavis.org
> Objet : Re: On Redhat/CentOS how many use a repository and how many build from source?
> --On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 8:45 PM +0100 Patrick Ben Koetter 
> <p at sys4.de> wrote:
> >> For awhile I made an exception, to get the latest Postfix
> >> and build it from source since Postscreen was available as
> >> a powerful new feature.
> >>
> >> What do other Redhat admins use for amavisd repos or do you
> >> build from source, or other option to maintain amavisd?
> >
> > RedHat ships Sendmail by default and it doesn't look as if this will
> > change soon. You can get newer RH packages if you use CentOS repositories
> > - they provide a Postfix RPM that also supports SQL map types.
> Eh?  Redhat switched to Postfix with RHEL6 and later.

They did? Shame on me! It's been so long I really spent much of time on RedHat
machines. Do they ship current versions or is it ancient?

p at rick

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