Lyndon Tiu wrote:
It's only a benefit if using Linux unless there is rpm for Solaris and FreeBSDthat I am not aware of.
FreeBSD uses ports. NetBSD uses pkgsrc (this is also ported to other
systems). some linux distros have their own package mgmt tools.
How's Courier in pkgadd :)
I typically run --prefix on my courier configures and install these under onedirectory like:
That way, I just tar up the whole /usr/local/courier and replicate across thenodes in a cluster.
No need for RPM in my case.
Indeed. one should use (consistently) the pkg mgmt tool that is used on
his system. rpm is not even universal in the linux world.