The packages are an eclectic mix of programs that I have found useful enough to install on several machines. What is here should also install on RedHat Enterprise 6 & RedHat Enterprise 7.
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You can access the repo either by using Yum or Rsync (probably in combination with
The instructions below are written for CentOS 8, to use with CentOS 7 change '8' for '7'
You need to:
create the file
/etc/yum.repos.d/phcl.repo with the contents:
# Parliament Hill Computers Ltd - CentOS repository [phcl] name=PHCL for CentOS-$releasever baseurl=https://www.phcomp.co.uk/Software/centos$releasever-$basearch/RPMS.phcl/ gpgcheck=1 protect=0 gpgkey=https://www.phcomp.co.uk/Software/RPM-GPG-KEY-PHCL-CentOS-$releasever
Where this talks about CentOS 8 you can also use with Rocky Linux.
Clean out the dnf cache (recommended):
dnf clean all
dnf install package-name
You can browse the repository with rsync like this:
Once you have found what you want download a specific RPM with something like:
rsync rsync://www.phcomp.co.uk/downloads/centos8-x86_64/phcl/KeepAlive-1.6-1.1.x86_64.rpm .
Createrepo is a way of maintaining an RPM repository.You will already have downloaded the repository, eg with rsync as above
Install the packages:
dnf install yum-utils createrepo
Build the repository mirror with:
createrepo -v /var/www/Software/centos8-x86_64/RPMS.phcl
Then follow the Using Dnf instructions above, but change the
baseurl to point to your server.
An earlier version of this page recommended using
mrepo from Dag Wieers is now deprecated.