[CentOS-devel] How do I request a new package repo in CentOS 8/9 Stream?

Thu Apr 15 15:50:37 UTC 2021
Josh Boyer <jwboyer at redhat.com>

On Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM Connor Kuehl <ckuehl at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I recently packaged a utility in Fedora 34[1] that enterprise cloud users
> might find helpful so I'd like to package it for CentOS 8 Stream and
> CentOS 9 Stream as well.
> I've been following the CentOS Stream Contributing wiki page[2] to
> figure out how to get started with this. However, it seems like all of
> these instructions are only relevant if the package that someone would
> want to contribute to already has its own repo in the dist-git.

That's correct.

> I've made some good progress on the CentOS 8 Stream package already, and
> I'm used to the Fedora process where this is about the time that I'd post
> it for review soon as part of the authorization process for getting a new
> repo in the dist-git.
> Is there a CentOS equivalent to the Fedora package review process for
> getting a repo created?

CentOS Stream is for content going into RHEL, so repos are added when
a package is being added to RHEL.  I'll send you some links to
internal documentation on that.

If the package isn't going to be part of RHEL, you might look at
adding it to EPEL instead.