[Mimedefang] RE: Installing MD on a Solaris 8 box?

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Tue Feb 28 07:14:26 EST 2006

Wilco wrote:

> But after a short while (about 2 installations and 1 upgrade) I started
> using the Blastwave (or CSW for short) packages (www.blastwave.org).


We made the mistake of switching to CSW.  What they've done is re-implement
Debian's APT in ksh.  Yes, it works about as well as you expect.

Blastwave decides to take over your entire computer.  It borks your Sendmail
setup.  All their packages are compiled with Sun's C compiler, so if you
ever need to install XS Perl modules and you only have gcc available, forget

Blastwave's QA is awful.  I would stay away from them and stick to



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