This xcat-dep tarball contains open source pkgs that xCAT depends on, and is provided for the convenience of the xCAT users.
Packages not needed any more:
The xcat-dep tarball is designed to work for any currently supported version of xCAT. The following packages are not needed in the current version of xCAT (2.7.x). They are still in this tarball only to support older versions of xCAT.
atftp-xcat: as of 2.7 xCAT uses tftp or tftp-server from the distro
xcat-nbkernel, xcat-nbroot: as of 2.7, this is superceded by xCAT-genesis-x86_64
openslp-xcat: as of 2.7 xCAT has its own perl version of SLP
perl-Debug-Trace: as of 2.7 xCAT has its own debug facility
perl-IO-Stty: This is only required by the perl-Expect rpm that sles ships, but sles also ships perl-IO-Stty
perl-XML-XPath: not used