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port logrotate

Port the logrotate(n1) utility. n1 - https://linux.die.net/man/8/logrotate Use Case: I have had use cases in both Ruby and Node.js. In short it would be good to have a log rotation utility (logrotate specifically) that existed for all of PASE.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Delivered

add PHP port to RPMs

we need a port of PHP for RPMs. I do not want to replace Zend, but with it being a licensed program it is "harder" to get installed. the ported PHP would not need db2 support and all the bells & whistles Zend provides.we need a simple IFS only...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 5 Delivered

Add 64-bit big endian support for native libraries in Node.JS

While trying to install some packages using npm, there is a need to compile additional code using the C/CPP compiler (gmake). For example, kafka-avro is such package. The possibility to compile additional code should be added in Node.JS on IBM i U...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

Add PIGZ to YUM repository for IBM i

Pigz is a parallel GZIP, so we can improve performance when compressing based on threads, CPUs or any quantity Use Case: With PIGZ we can improve gzip compression performance using parallelism.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

Add P7-zip to IBM i YUM repository

P7zip/7zip is an amazing compressor with many options, multithreading and encryption Use Case: We have a tool for IBM i backup based on scripts (CL and BASH script) using JAR and PZIP from PERZL. P7ZIP allows to compress using multiple threads and...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Delivered

IBM i - AutoSSH on YUM repository

Add AUTOSSH to YUM repository. It actually works using PERZL tool. Use Case: AutoSSH allows to create persistent connections, specially tunnels between systems with SSH. We use AUTOSSH to create tunnels between AWS EC2 and our system to access rem...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

port tmux

Port the tmux screen multiplexer to PASE. http://krengel.tech/hackernoon-tmux Use Case: I am starting to have more scenarios where I need to have long-running PASE shell sessions (i.e. compiling Node.js). Being able to disconnect and reconnect to ...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Delivered

Add support for Sequelize (Node.js package) on IBM i/DB2

Sequelize is a popular promise-based Node.js package used by thousands of sites for abstracted DB access to PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite, MariaDB and Microsoft SQL Server. It eliminates the need to write raw SQL in the appropriate "flavor" and instea...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Delivered

We need Node.js version 8 for IBM i

Hello. We need Node.js version 8 for IBM i V7R2.Thanks. Use Case: for our bussines
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Delivered

Port and add gnuPG(GPG) to the IBMi Open Source RPM's

Port and add gnuPG(GPG) to the IBMi Open Source RPM's. I can't find any recent port or precompiled AIX binary to use on the IBMi than version 1.40.10. The latest available version is 2.2.6 and Use Case: Easy and well know utility to encrypt an sig...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 5 Delivered