[scl.org] Software collections on RHEL

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at redhat.com
Tue Mar 15 13:04:44 UTC 2016

On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 10:52 PM, Honza Horak <hhorak at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 03/15/2016 01:38 PM, Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 10:32 PM, Honza Horak <hhorak at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> If you have any use case to use CentOS builds from
>>> softwarecollections.org
>>> on RHEL, I'd like to know it, since my understanding is that every RHEL
>>> machine should be fine with using packages from rhel-server-rhscl-7-rpms
>>> channel.
>> One question would be how to enable access to the sclo community SCLs
>> that aren't in the official Red Hat SCL releases - those are going to
>> need a non-Red-Hat repo that can nevertheless be readily enabled on
>> RHEL systems (ala EPEL or IUS).
> We discussed this already and haven't come with anything better than this:
> https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/rhscl/centos-release-scl/

I think COPR's fine as a solution to that problem, as long as
softwarecollections.org and the CentOS docs point people in the right


Nick Coghlan
Fedora Environments & Stacks
Red Hat Developer Experience, Brisbane

Software Development Workflow Designer & Process Architect

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