I don't think it's fair to lump all distros together here I'd break them
off into RPM based, Debian based and others. I feel RedHat based RPM
distros are best for Courier. Sam develops on FC4 I believe. Once
Start a flame war? ;-)
you've done the rpmbuild process a few times upgrades tend to take less
than 5 minutes of admin time. Debian ships Courier but it's an old
version, you'll have to grab a non-official deb to get the latest, imho,
debian want to be a BSD (
??? - Those "non-official" are quiet unstable and have killed several
times my Test-Mail-Server... Fortunatly I do not blind update...
I am using Debian/Stable for the system and the Courier/Unstable as
backport for my mailservers after excessiv testing of 1-2 weeks is OK.
Haven't used 10 but I understand with 8 and 9 you've got to install tons
of GNU stuff on your own just to get Courier to compile. Then you spend
your time manually compiling and installing updates, if you're gonnna go
this route, you minds well get the "coolness" of Gentoo while your at it...
I like my Sun Blade's running Debian/Stable and Courier/Unstable
Sun Hardware seems very good... never had problems since my SS10.