We are pleased to announce the general availability of:

  • Red Hat Software Collections 3.1 (including Ruby 2.5, Perl 2.26, PHP 7.0.27, PostgreSQL 10, MongoDB 3.6, Varnish 5, HAProxy 1.8, Apache 2.4 update)
  • Red Hat Developer Toolset 7.1 (GCC 7.3)
  • Clang/LLVM 5.0, Go 1.8.7, Rust 1.25.0

Twice a year, Red Hat distributes new versions of compiler toolsets, scripting languages, open source databases, and/or web tools, etc. so that application developers will have access to the latest, stable versions. These Red Hat supported offerings are packaged as Red Hat Software Collections (scripting languages, open source databases, web tools, etc.), Red Hat Developer Toolset (GCC), and the recently added compiler toolsets Clang/LLVM, Go, and Rust. All are yum installable, and are included in most Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscriptions and all Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Subscriptions. Most Red Hat Software Collections and Red Hat Developer Toolset components are also available as Linux container images for hybrid cloud development across Red Hat platforms including but not limited to: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Red Hat Software Collections 3.1 brings the following new/updated versions:

Scripting languages:

New: Ruby 2.5

  • Ruby 2.5 is for RHEL 7 only.
  • Package name: rh-ruby25
  • Linux container image: rhscl/ruby-25-rhel7

New: Perl 5.26

  • Per 5.26 is for RHEL 7 only.
  • Package name: rh-perl526
  • Linux container image: rhscl/perl-526-rhel7

PHP 7.0 has been updated to 7.0.27

  • PHP 7.0.27 is for RHEL 6 and RHEL 7; x86_64 only.
  • Package name: rh-php70
  • Linux container image: rhscl/php-70-rhel7
  • Note: PHP 7.1.8 is still available


Open source databases:

New: PostgreSQL 10

  • PostgreSQL 10 is for RHEL7 only.
  • Package: rh-postgresql10
  • Linux container image: rhscl/postgresql-10-rhel7

New: MongoDB 3.6

  • MongoDB 3.6 is for RHEL7 only.
  • Package name: rh-mongodb36
  • Linux container image: rhscl/mongodb-36-rhel7

MySQL 5.7 has been updated to support ppc64le, s390x, and aarch64

  • Package name: rh-mysql57


Web Tools:

New: Varnish 5.0

  • Varnish 5.0 is for RHEL7 only.
  • Package name: rh-varnish5
  • Linux container image: rhscl/varnish-5-rhel7

New: HAProxy 1.8

  • HAProxy 1.8 is for  RHEL7 and x86_64 only.
  • Package name: rh-haproxy18

Apache httpd24 updated to include mod_auth_mellon

  • mod_auth_mellon is for RHEL 6 & 7.
  • Package name: httpd24
  • Linux container image: rhscl/httpd-24-rhel7


Red Hat Developer Toolset 7.1 with GCC 7.3

The following toolchain updates are included in DTS-7:

  • gcc: 7.3
  • There is a large collection of additional tools as well - see the Developer Toolset User Guide.
  • Eclipse 4.7.3a
  • Linux Container image: rhscl/devtoolset-7-toolchain-rhel7

Complementary compilers

The following are available for these RHEL7 architectures:

  • x86_64
  • ppc64le
  • aarch64
  • s390x

Clang and LLVM compiler toolset 5.0

  • The Clang and LLVM toolset is for RHEL 7
  • The following packages are included in this release:
  • llvm-toolset-7-llvm
  • llvm-toolset-7-clang

Golang 1.8.7

  • The Go toolset is for RHEL 7
  • Package name: go-toolset-7-golang

New version of the Rust compiler toolset: Rust 1.25

  • The Rust toolset is for RHEL 7
  • The following packages are included in this release:
  • rust-toolset-7-rust
  • rust-toolset-7-cargo


The above 3 compilers are available as tech preview.


Software Collections


Developer Toolset, other compilers, Eclipse IDE


Red Hat Container Catalog

Last updated: November 1, 2023