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My ideas: Open Source and PASE

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Support AIX pollsets on i

While porting Mono, I noticed the only options for "fast" socket management are select/poll. AIX has a plethora of (varyingly old) options when it comes to improved alternatives. Of these, the pollset API is the newest and currently recommended ch...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

Update the IBM i Open Source Pages on developerWorks again

You created a wonderful page with an Overview about the Open Source Products you support on IBM i on your developerWorks page here:https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/IBM%20i%20Technology%20Updates/page/Open%20So...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Delivered

Bring Node 8.x on IBM i

For going on with modern development on IBM i and to bring more developers and ISV's to the platform it will be very important to bring the latest LTS Release from Node(js) - Version 8.x - to the Platform as you did last year with Version 6.x. Use...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

Port nano text editor in PASE as a simpler alternative to vi/vim

vi/vim is superior and great for reasons that I will never understand but will blindly accept as valid. While I try to learn it and become efficient with it, something more 'practical' like nano would be a fantastic addition to the existing PASE t...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

Open source Node.js port

Open source the port of Node.js to IBM i in a public repository for the purposes of transparency and community collaboration. Use Case: Today I collaborated with Andrea Ribuoli, tech lead of PowerRuby.com, and had a conversation that includes the ...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Delivered

Port `find` command

Port the find command from Gnu findutils. Use Case: When porting other software (i.e. nvm (n1) for Node.js) there will sometimes be scripting involved that make use of the Linux-style/implementation of commands (instead of AIX). This means I get e...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

Add GNU tools to PASE or 5733OPS

We have developed a build system for native ILE code that we are preparing to release as open source. When coupled with a source control product like Git and bug tracking software like Trac (or Jira), it should provide a free (or nearly free) chan...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

Open source Node.js DB2 for i driver

The Node.js DB2 for i driver (n1) is currently closed source. As we (IBM and community) continue to further build on top of the driver (n2) it will beneficial to have transparency of how the driver works and potentially allow community contributio...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Delivered

Port cron to PASE

Having the cron(n1) tool would keep PASE developers from having to shoe horn scheduling into the WRKJOBSCDE. The crontab(n2) would also need to be included. n1 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cronn2 - https://kb.iu.edu/d/afiz Use Case: Having the ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Delivered

git clone https needs curl-devel

To git clone a public repo without authentication requires going the https route, as shown below. % git clone https://aaronbartell@bitbucket.org/litmis/ibmichroot.gitCloning into 'ibmichroot'...fatal: Unable to find remote helper for 'https' That ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Delivered