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GaryK at shoreline.edu
Tue Oct 30 05:56:17 CET 2012
Don't assume that I don't have the skills. I have been building the linux os from source since long before most people even heard of the Internet. I manage my time very carefully, and mailman is a very small part of what I do. The newest version of mailman does not resolve any of the issues that I have been expiriencing if you have read my posts. I have implemented the security measures required using other means until such a time that they are resolved in mailman.
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On Oct 29, 2012, at 8:37 PM, "Lindsay Haisley" <fmouse-mailman at fmp.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-10-29 at 21:04 +0000, Kalbfleisch, Gary wrote:
>> I like to stick with packages when possible because it makes
>> maintenance much easier.
> As do I. There are times, however, when mission-critical packages in a
> distribution are outdated, or absent, or broken and building from source
> is the only option. IMHO, having the knowledge and the tools on one's
> system to do builds from the upstream source is an important system
> administration skill. I always seem to have one or two packages on any
> box that end up being built from source. Mailman is one of them,
> because I have a number of patches for it that I've developed, and
> because building and installing it from source is very easy.
> Juggling packages vs. upstream source is something you get used to. All
> package management system that I know of have ways of freezing packages
> at a certain level or version so that your custom builds don't get
> crosswise of package management.
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