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I would like to upgrade my customized CentOS 5.5 to CentOS 7. For this I
took the latest stable CentOS 7 image and wanted to install the packages that are there in the existing customized version of CentOS 5.5.

I could install some of the packages, but the following packages I couldn’t install.

1. Rhpl
3. 3.notification-daemon
4. 4.vixie-cron

Whwhen tried to install the packages using *YUM *command, it is complaining that no such package. W When tried to install packages from rpm’s, there are too many dependencies?

CaCan you please suggest the best way to install the above packages in the latest CentOS?

WhAre the packages deprecated? or merged into some other package?

THThanks for the help

5 thoughts on - Packages Not Available In CentOS 7

  • you can’t do that. there’s no supported in-place upgrade path for EL 5
    -> EL 7

    clean install CentOS 7, configure it for your requirements, move your application data and settings over (with judicious adaptation of the settings, as not everything is the same with the significantly newer components in 7).

  • Thanks for the reply.

    I did clean installation of the CentOS 7 and wanted to install the list of packages in the above mail, but couldn’t get them installed.

    Can you please help me in installing the above packages?

  • Am 10.02.2015 um 07:08 schrieb Venkateswara Rao Dokku :

    Please read the release notes. If you are coming from 5.x then read also the notes from 6.x. Some packages are deprecated or substituted now.

  • mod_perl definitely exists. Some of the others have been replaced by packages with similar functionality (cronie vs.vixie-cron, dracut-tools vs. mkinitrd). If you don’t see it explained in the release notes, try a ‘yum search’ for a match on part of the name to see what looks likely. Or, just try to start your applications and see if they complain about missing libraries, etc.

  • It sounds like you are trying to blindly install a set of packages from CentOS 5 to CentOS 7. This is not going to work as there are numerous changes between those versions. You need to understand and consider what packages you need for your application and then track down the necessary ones that are available in CentOS 7.

    Updating to a new major release requires some in-depth analysis — it’s not a simple upgrade.

    ❧ Brian Mathis

    On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 1:08 AM, Venkateswara Rao Dokku