ka at pacific.net
Wed Apr 11 16:01:26 IST 2012
Yep. I do miss Julian's input, but I've been a user/subscriber since
2003, and there's no list quite like it. The most docile email admins on
the planet.. ;-)
On 4/11/2012 8:58 AM, Steve Campbell wrote:
> Why would anyone want to leave the MailScanner environment where we have
> such a crazy mailing list where no one is every right or wrong.
> steve campbell
> On 4/11/2012 9:21 AM, Martin Hepworth wrote:
>> of course no-ones mentioned the *BSD's which work nicely as well.
>> lets face it guys ain;t it nice to have a choice!
>> Martin Hepworth
>> Oxford, UK
>> On 11 April 2012 14:07, C. Jon Larsen <jlarsen at richweb.com
>> <mailto:jlarsen at richweb.com>> wrote:
>> I find gentoo and slackware far better for any server that
>> doesnt want to inherit a distros hacking mess, but
>> you dont see me telling someone to piss off redhat and install
>> slackware or gentoo because "that will fix
>> their problem", no...
>> It comes down to what distro you know and prefer, but to sit
>> here and tell people to use debian as the cure
>> all is one of the stupidest and dumb assed things I've seen
>> here to date, especially when it will yield far
>> more questions than is necessary, and mostly all unrelated to
>> mailscanner, and in the end will likely not
>> solve the OP's problem, if it does it sure as hell will likely
>> introduce new problems for them.
>> If it smells like trolling, it tastes like trolling, then it
>> is trolling.
>> Think about it, how about we say install linux to every
>> windows person who has a problem, yes, I'd love too,
>> but hardly appropriate in the real world.
>> Noel, I did not tell anyone to install anything. Calm down. I
>> simply said debian has pretty good versions of the packages needed
>> for mailscanner. Its worth a look for those that maybe are less
>> than happy. If you are happy where you are at, thats great.
>> And anyone that would claim that installing an OS is going to make
>> problems vanish is of course a fool. Go back to my last comment of
>> my 1st post in this thread and re-read it. There are a lot of
>> things an admin needs to have in place to run mailscanner. Putting
>> a cd into a box is the least of those skills.
>> In fact, 1 thing I probably should say just for the record, for
>> anyone else reading this :) Is that the choice of your OS is LESS
>> important for a mailscanner installation than whether you are
>> virtualizing it or not.
>> The first thing I do is virtualize the setup, That way I can
>> snapshot the setup and if there is any breakage ... especially
>> when updating to a new release ... rollback is easy.
>> Someone who is afraid to update his Centos mailscanner box b/c of
>> what may break would be better off spending time to virtualize it
>> rather than switching to any other OS of course.
>> BTW, debian lost most of any credibility a couple years ago
>> when they caused the SSL debacle.
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