[scl.org] Solution for softwarecollections.org troubles

Honza Horak hhorak at redhat.com
Tue Jan 5 15:22:49 UTC 2016

On 12/16/2015 12:50 PM, Dominic Cleal wrote:
> 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.

As you probably noticed, this has been already fixed some time ago and 
package is available in CentOS 6 as well. I've just forgot to reply here.


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