[scl.org] Centos 8 SCL Availability

Petr Kubat pkubat at redhat.com
Thu Sep 26 07:28:42 UTC 2019

Hi Mark,

generally we moved our content from SCLs to modules in RHEL8 and I 
expect this will apply for Centos 8 as well.

I have no knowledge about devtoolset content specifically, so adding Tom 
and Marek, who take care of devtoolset, to CC. Hopefully they can 
provide more information for you.


On 9/25/19 2:23 PM, Lees, Mark wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm moving our development from Fedora to Centos. The current Centos 7.7 seems to work fine for us but as Centos 8 is just out, I thought I'd investigate it as we'd gain extra "life" out of moving to Centos 8 instead of 7.
> However, after installing Centos 8 and I noticed that the centos-release-scl package isn't available. We need to install devtoolset-6.
> $ sudo yum update
> Last metadata expiration check: 0:00:15 ago on Wed 25 Sep 2019 08:17:40 EDT.
> Dependencies resolved.
> Nothing to do.
> Complete!
> $ sudo yum install centos-release-scl
> Last metadata expiration check: 0:00:26 ago on Wed 25 Sep 2019 08:17:40 EDT.
> No match for argument: centos-release-scl
> Error: Unable to find a match
> $
> I know Centos 8 is hot off the press so I just wanted to ask when the SCL will be available for Centos 8.
> Regards,
> Mark Lees
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