Re: OT: need some advice as to distro
- On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 9:39 AM, John Peach <postfix@...> wrote:
> On Tue, 01 Dec 2009 16:30:36 +0200The age of a package only matters if you absolutely need a feature
> Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen@...> wrote:
>> > Centos 5.4 - while it looks like a good choice, there has been some
>> > political infighting going on recently which makes us a little
>> > nervous about its future. In addition we have found that a number
>> > of the core packages we wish to use are out of date (postfix,
>> > dovecot, amavisd-new among them).
>> Centos 5.x is my selection. You can also use packages from epel and
>> dag's rpm repositories.
> It suffers from Red Hat's liking for sendmail. The postfix package is
> aeons old. I would go with Ubuntu (probably 9.04 which is a long-term
> support version).
that's included in the newer version. All of the security fix are
backported. If you do really need the newer versions, you can get
RPMs from third party repositories.
- Il giorno mar, 01/12/2009 alle 13.15 -0800, Joe ha scritto:
> > Why not just use DebianEnterprise support for postfix? :)
> > then, instead of Ubuntu?
> Because enterprise support is available for ubuntu, and also, if someone
> is familiar with ubuntu desktop already it makes sense for them to
> deploy ubuntu server if servers are needed.
The desktop approach could be true for *Suse distro, but I can't see any
point in having a desktop approach to a postfix deployment. Or does
Ubuntu server is a desktop only distro now? :o
just my 2 cents...
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