[scl.org] softwarecollections.org offline

Langdon White langdon at redhat.com
Mon Aug 17 14:55:47 UTC 2015

On 08/17/2015 10:49 AM, Miroslav Suchý wrote:
> Dne 17.8.2015 v 16:38 rikske at deds.nl napsal(a):
>> I don't understand the purpose of softwarecollections.org?
>> Where are the up-to-date sources of the SCL packages on git.centos.org?
>> As you guys did before.
>> Where are the RPMS on the centos.org mirrors in then folder SCL as before?
>> As you guys did before.
>> Softwarecollections.org only creates fragmentation.
>> One site, one portal, one source and that should be *.centos.org!
> There is not only Centos. You can have SCLs for other systems. E.g. old perl for latest Fedora.
> How you can get your bits to git.centos.org? The process is quite long and there is several approvals on the way.
> Compare it to Copr & softwarecollections.org: you can build and import your collections within few minutes.
> No approvals, no blockers. Just few clicks.
All that said, I would like to see content updates on scl.org once the 
centos-scl-sig is completely baked to indicate the relationship(s).


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