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My ideas: Open Source and PASE

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include MAN pages for SAMBA PTF

since SAMBA support is installed using the open source toolset, it would be most helpful for the MAN pages to be included. Use Case: since manpages are supported with opensource installed, having the man pages will help if configuration help is ne...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Enhance PASE APIs _ILECALL/_ILECALLX to Pass Operational Descriptors

Allow _ILECALL() and _ILECALLX() to pass operational descriptors when calling an ILE procedure, if they are not already capable of this, and provide documentation. There is already a pointer field for the operational descriptor in the ILEarglist_b...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

PASE - Allow to run while on restricted state

This RFE is connected with #154063 For a better integration with Open Source tools it would be great to allow commands in PASE while system is in restricted stated.Even without TCP services will be useful. I can think of two scenarios:* PASE can r...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Enable use of R from Jupyter Notebook in IBM i

In order to boost the use of R in IBM i it will be very useful to have the option to run it in Jupyter Notebook. As I understand that means to port IRkernel to IBM i. Use Case: Build R reports in IBM i.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Not under consideration

Port XGZIP and zlibNX to IBM i

With Power9 compatibility mode enabled we could improve compression and file transfers using SSH or SFTP. Traditionally SSH compression on IBM i is not lightning fast, and this could help improve file transfer times.I guess 5733ICC can improve pre...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Not under consideration

Port ETCD and ETCDCTL to IBM i

Implement ETCD and ETCDCTL from https://etcd.io FYI ... There is already an AIX implementation under AIX Toolbox https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/aix-toolbox-linux-applications-downloads-alpha) and I list it here as two items because it is list i...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

NodeJS 8+ for IBM i V7R1

Port NodeJs for V7R1 or if it might be possible to give instructions how to compile it from scratch Use Case: We have many machines with V7R1 on it and we are not getting new ones in near future.
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 6 Not under consideration

Port Pandoc

Pandoc is a useful tool that allows conversion between different document types. One example is markdown to pdf. https://pandoc.org/ Pandoc is written Haskell so it would likely need to be ported prior. Haskell has support for AIX so porting shoul...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Not under consideration

PASE port for RCLONE

Please, port RCLONE an publish on YUM repository.Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories to and from: Use Case: We could perform some simple backups and colaborate using lots of cloud providers, including IBM Cloud Object St...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Folding@home

Port Folding@home to be Used on Power specifically the IBM i. Use Case: Folding@home allows anyone to donate computer resources to help run simulations of protein dynamics which can bring insights into the development of therapeutics. At the time ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration