Originally Posted by isn
I totally agree. If the package exists on RHEL 6 its likely to be available soon CentOS 6. I always favor rpm based installs when possible. Got CentOS 6 running non gui on my test server yesterday. Will begin experimentation based on the 5.6 tutorial and report any insights.
in case you don't want to wait: i only had to add
in getmail.spec - and a simple
rpmbuild -tb getmail-4.20.3.tar.gz
did the job; rpm seems to be fine for me...