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Re: apt-get upgrade or .tgz

On Wed, 2004-03-03 at 14:03, Andrew P. Kaplan wrote:
> I have an old version of Postfix running on my Debian box. I don't remember
> if I used apt-get or installed from a .tgz file. If I use apt-get install I
> am concerned I could end up with two version of Postfix. What's the best way
> to upgrade.

Well, a 'tgz' manual installation will usually place the binaries in
/usr/local - also check "dpkg -l postfix" to see if dpkg thinks it's

How does your machine currently launch postfix? Is it from
/etc/init.d/postfix ? If not, then it's unlikely to have been installed
via apt.

There are plenty of other indicators, but these should give you a good


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