[scl.org] softwarecollections.org offline

rikske at deds.nl rikske at deds.nl
Mon Aug 17 15:15:36 UTC 2015

Thanks for the info guys.

P.s. Hopefully softwarecollections.org will work again quickly.
An ETA for that?
I need some packages :)

> On 08/17/2015 04:49 PM, 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.
> Well, that is true and copr will stay to be the easy build service for
> SCLs (and for Fedora SCLs until it is possible directly in
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org).
> But some of the collections from softwarecollections.org are still
> planned to move to centos.org. The process doesn't go as fast as I'd
> wish, but we're about to start mass rebuilding all the packages in
> cbs.centos.org. After this is done, softwarecollections.org will stay as
> one common site for collections packages.
> Honza
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