Author: kbsingh


CentOS-7 / CR repo has been populated

Friday, 20, March 2015 kbsingh builds, General 17 Comments

Waiting for the new package set in the next CentOS-7 release ? A majority of them are now available on every CentOS-7 machine by running the following commands : yum update yum --enablerepo=cr list updates Its important you run a 'yum update' first, since the cr repo definitions are only available in the newer centos-release […]

CentOS-7 next release

Wednesday, 11, March 2015 kbsingh builds, General 7 Comments

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 was released a few days back, You can go read the release notes now. Its a great way to find out the big changes and enhancements in this release. On the CentOS side of things, we have been working through last week on getting the sources organised and the builds […]

Release Announcement for CentOS-7/x86_64

Monday, 7, July 2014 kbsingh announcement, General 82 Comments

After three weeks in testing, we are very happy to announce the release for CentOS-7/x86_64 Please read the announcement here : And the Release Notes at : But this isnt the end of the seven process, it's where the fun begins - KB

Seeding for potential release

Monday, 7, July 2014 kbsingh General 10 Comments

hi, At this point we have a set of images that we consider release grade, pending final testing, we will move to release these unless a major blocker is reported. folks with bandwidth to spare are encouraged to help seed these images via torrents, here are the urls to hit: […]

Docker image for CentOS-7QA now available

Thursday, 26, June 2014 kbsingh builds 20 Comments

Hi, Docker images are now available at - these will be updated nightly as the main tree is built and updated accordingly. Please use the CentOS-Devel mailing list for conversations and feedback around these images. And send all bug and issue reports to One important thing to note is that please send feedback, […]

say hello to

Tuesday, 10, June 2014 kbsingh builds 3 Comments

Hi, We have been sending all build logs via email  for people who wanted to keep up with the build history in our CentOS-7 efforts ( ref: ), we have now put the same info online at  . You can now go there and get info about what mock configs were used, what […]

RHEL 7 RC is available

Thursday, 24, April 2014 kbsingh General 50 Comments

First, the download links : Drill down to the type of build, and ISOS are available as well, and remember to report bugs at Here at the CentOS Project, we are going to rebase our build plan and build efforts around the sources released along with this rhel7rc, more news on that in […]

i686 effort is kicking off

Saturday, 18, January 2014 kbsingh builds 13 Comments

hi, There has been reasonable interest in the i686 builds for CentOS-7. And we also need some i686 components for the x86_64 multilib payload. As a step-1 of the process, we are going to try and workout how much of the published sources built on i686, bootstraping the builds from Fedora-19/i686 and then rebuilding onto […]

Build reports are public

Wednesday, 15, January 2014 kbsingh builds No Comments

hi, We've now got a public mailing list up at ; all build reports for the CentOS-7 src to binary builds will be posted there, including the fail and success reports. All fail reports will come with log file snippets as well as mock configs and the environ they were attempted in. The list is readonly, […]

State of the build 20140104

Saturday, 4, January 2014 kbsingh builds 2 Comments

This is what our to-build queues look like at the moment, note that they are by arch of the required resulting rpms ( so srpms that produce multi arch binaries will be listed twice ). noarch/apache-commons-net-3.2-7.el7.src.rpm noarch/args4j-2.0.16-11.el7.src.rpm noarch/boost-1.53.0-14.el7.src.rpm noarch/byteman-2.0.4-3.el7.src.rpm noarch/cdi-api-1.0-9.SP4.el7.src.rpm noarch/fftw-3.3.3-6.el7.src.rpm noarch/fprintd-0.5.0-1.el7.src.rpm noarch/gimp-help-2.8.0-7.el7.src.rpm noarch/gstreamer-plugins-base-0.10.36-4.el7.src.rpm noarch/istack-commons-2.17-2.el7.src.rpm noarch/jansi-1.9-5.el7.src.rpm noarch/jarjar-1.4-3.el7.src.rpm noarch/javassist-3.16.1-8.el7.src.rpm noarch/jboss-ejb-3.1-api-1.0.2-7.el7.src.rpm noarch/jboss-interceptors-1.1-api-1.0.2-0.6.20120319git49a904.el7.src.rpm noarch/jboss-jaxrpc-1.1-api-1.0.1-4.el7.src.rpm noarch/jboss-servlet-3.0-api-1.0.1-6.el7.src.rpm noarch/jboss-transaction-1.1-api-1.0.1-5.el7.src.rpm noarch/jing-trang-20091111-12.el7.src.rpm noarch/json-c-0.11-1.el7.src.rpm […]