[scl.org] [CentOS-devel] CentOS SCLo SIG sync-up meeting (2016-05-17)

Honza Horak hhorak at redhat.com
Tue May 17 14:08:07 UTC 2016

On 05/17/2016 02:57 PM, Remi Collet wrote:
>> Also, adding some of the packages
>> available in php5x-more to the official php scls, like the mcrypt and
>> imap modules for example?
> I have started adding some in centos-sclo-sclo repository
> See:
> http://ftp-stud.fht-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/centos/7/sclo/x86_64/sclo/sclo-php56/
> I was mostly waiting for user feedback before adding more.
> - mcrypt => missing libmcrypt which is not in RHEL/CentOS for very good
> reason.
> See: http://blog.remirepo.net/post/2015/07/07/About-libmcrypt-and-php-mcrypt
> I think all serious project have dropped dep. on this extension (and
> often only keep it as a fallback when openssl not availalble)
> - imap => missing libc-client
> So all is about, what should we do for dependencies not in base
> repository (but in EPEL).

 From my PoV it would be fine to use EPEL deps for packages in SCLo 
(especially those that do not have a counterpart in RHSCL), but I'm 
almost sure kbsingh and bstinson will be against -- am I right? Is it a 
rule to use only packages built in CBS as deps>


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