[CentOS-devel] SCL

Mon Aug 25 15:03:28 UTC 2014
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 8:25 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>>> Scientific Linux has produced these SCLs here:
>> http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6x/external_products/softwarecollections/
>> Since I am personally uncomfortable putting the CentOS name on SCLs that
>> I can not verify are the same as upstream because the repo is not self
>> hosting (ie, they are not saying what they are building against and not
>> providing or publicly auditing these 'Build Require' packages for
>> security, etc), I am not planning on officially releasing these
>> anymore.  We can, as a SIG, decide to produce and maintain secure all
>> the 'Build Require' packages but that is going to require people willing
>> to figure out AND maintain those packages that are needed. In the
>> meantime, I recommend you use the packages produced by Scientific Linux
>> if you want to use SCLs that are known as RHEL 1.1 for EL6.

Does anyone know if these will be updated for RHEL/CentOS/SL 7?

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com