[Mailman-Users] Linux packages vs source install?

Carl Zwanzig cpz at tuunq.com
Thu Dec 29 11:51:48 EST 2016

[changed the subject]

I realize this wasn't part of your question, but-

On 12/29/2016 8:16 AM, Jay Sekora wrote:
> The old server is running Debian and Mailman 2.1.13 (from the Debian
> package).  The new server is running Ubuntu and Mailman 2.1.16 (from the
> Ubuntu Trusty package; we need to run Trusty for now for complex and
> uninteresting reasons; I'd rather run 2.1.18, and may look into running
> that on Trusty once I get the basic migration issues resolved).

Install 2.1.23 from source? I seems like most linux packages are older 
versions (and the list archive has many questions about them). I assume 
there are reasons, but I'm not that deep into linux to know what they are.


(in the land of BSD)

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