Re: Applying Patches
- * trichard <trichard@...>:
> If one currently is running with Postfix RedHat RPM (RHEL ES release 4) andProbably the best method is to get the source RPM, and rebuild that
> wishes to update the version of Postfix what is the recommended process for
> doing so?
with the recent sources instead.
> Is it advisable to wait for a specific RedHat RHEL4 RPM release of theIt's rather unlikely that this will happen.
> new version?
> Or is OK to simply uninstall the RPM and update Postfix to the newThat could work. But deinstalling the RPM will probably render
> version from tarball?
a lot of dependencies invalid.
Short: if you ask this kind of question you should probably not be
doing this. Breaking out of the packaging system is always a bit hairy.
Also see Wietse's answer. It's not worth the effort.
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