[scl.org] Solution for softwarecollections.org troubles

Dominic Cleal dominic at cleal.org
Wed Dec 16 11:50:33 UTC 2015

On 07/12/15 20:12, Honza Horak wrote:
> Most of the software collections (SCL), that are available on 
> softwarecollections.org, are now built in cbs.centos.org and the plan 
> was to promote those builds quite soon as official community builds of SCLs.
> Since the website softwarecollections.org has experienced troubles these 
> days, I believe we can officially suggest using builds from CentOS Build 
> System as the solution -- not only for now, but also for the future, 
> because it would happen anyway.
> The software collection packages are now available on CentOS mirrors and 
> you can install the repo RPM this way:
>    $ sudo yum install centos-release-scl
> (repo package is available for centos6 [1] or centos7 [2])
> Then, you can install particular collections:
>    $ sudo yum install rh-ruby22 rh-ror41
> Official announcements for the CentOS hosted collections will follow in 
> couple of next days, but you are safe to use the collections now already.

Will the EL6 package here[1] be pushed to Extras soon?

It's currently marked with a candidate tag, and while the EL7 version's
on the mirrors, the EL6 one isn't.  Only the old capitalised
"centos-release-SCL" package, pointing to the pre-sclo repos exists.

> [1] http://cbs.centos.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=7056
> [2] http://cbs.centos.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=7049

Dominic Cleal
dominic at cleal.org

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