Why a Macport for postfix?

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 14:12:40 PST 2013

On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Volker Nebel <vnebel at web.de> wrote:

> I have been using postfix on my FreeBSD-Laptop, now I have bought a Mac
> mini and want to reinstall postfix (and fetchmail and pine...). I have
> installed the macport and then found that postfix is already ready to run
> on my Mac. So what is the benefit of the macport - or more basic - what are
> the differences?

Variants for additional things to support, various add-on ports --- and,
especially related to the latter, an Apple update won't risk stomping your
config or add-ons.

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