Centos 6 RPMs

Denis B denis at varnish-software.com
Fri Apr 7 15:01:14 CEST 2017

> From: Ingvar Hagelund <ingvar at redpill-linpro.com>
> Den 04. april 2017 14:49, skrev Keck, Hans-Peter:
> > Hi all,
> > we want to upgrade our Varnish to the latest version, but we are still
> > running Centos 6.
> > Looking at https://packagecloud.io/varnishcache/varnish5/ it seems that
> > Varnish 5.1 RPMs are currently only available for Centos/RedHat 7.
> > Are there plans to provide these packages or do we need to compile them
> > from source?
> There are some minor portability issues with varnish-5.1 against el6. I
> think I've been able to backport fixes, but these probably won't make it
> upstream, as they are el6 specific hacks. So don't expect official
> packages for el6. You might try to ping somebody at Varnish Software and
> ask them, though.

I've actually added a workaround for the EL6 build now, and packages
will be built for EL6 available from the project packagecloud repository.

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