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GitHub actions for ppc64le. Let's make ppc64le a standard!

With the exponential emergence of ARM-based systems we think it is time to make ppc64le a third standard along with x86 and ARM. 1. The context The rise of containerization and cloud-native applications has emphasized the importance of Continuous ...
about 2 months ago in Linux for Power / RHEL OpenShift (5639-OCP) 8 Under review

Add rr-debugger compatibility with POWER on Linux

rr-debugger ( provides the ability to record a test case that fails, and conveniently navigate forwards and backwards using a gdb interface to examine the program at various program states. This can be used to sol...
6 months ago in Linux for Power / RHEL 8 (5639-RH8) 0 Future consideration

Create and update a list with all software (vendors) and applications available on ppc64le.

Support for an easy platform selection for appplications, present ppc64le as available. Today its more "going" x86 only since "people in general" either dont know of Power Systems or dont bother to check ppc64le alternative, therefor miss out on p...
over 2 years ago in Linux for Power / RHEL 8 (5639-RH8) 1 Future consideration

Encryption Hardware Acceleration for GNUTLS/libnettle

The Samba project has away from home grown encryption and openssl to GNUTLS/libnettle in 2019 see With gnutls/libnettle in its current state, we can expect substantial performance penalty on...
about 1 year ago in Linux for Power / RHEL 8 (5639-RH8) 0 Planned for future release