Rocky Linux 8¶
IGWN Software support for Enterprise Linux 8 is provided via packages built against the Rocky Linux 8 base operating system.
The IGWN-Production RPM Repository¶
dnf to see the IGWN-Production RPM Repository:
Download the configuration RPM for the IGWN-Production Repository
curl -LO https://software.igwn.org/lscsoft/rocky/8/production/x86_64/os/Packages/i/igwn-production-config-8-7.el8.noarch.rpm
Validate the file using the checksum
echo "93fae98a80e5a1be1d52dfe271410381 igwn-production-config-8-7.el8.noarch.rpm" | md5sum -c -
Install the RPM:
rpm --install igwn-production-config-8-7.el8.noarch.rpm
Clear the yum cache and initialise the repository:
dnf clean all dnf makecache
The system should now be configured to track the LSCSoft Production repository.
Other IGWN RPM Repositories¶
CompSoft hosts other RPM repositories beyond the Production repo:
| ||RPMS currently being acceptance-tested|
| ||Non-IGWN software rebuilt by IGWN|
| ||RPMS that introduce backwards incompatible API/ABI changes for testing1|
Once the IGWN-Production RPM Repository has been configured, to install one of these other repositories, install the
<repo>-config RPM, e.g. for
dnf install igwn-testing-config
To contribute software to the IGWN RPM Repositories:
Upload a source distribution to a supported archive
Open an IGWN Software Change Request ensuring that the Rocky Linux 8 distribution checkbox is filled.
For support using the IGWN RPM Repositories, please open a ticket with the IGWN Computing Help Desk.
Tracking this repository can leave your system in a broken state, unless you know what you are doing it is recommended to not track this repository. ↩