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Open Source and PASE

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Ship Ruby with 5733OPS

Include Ruby as 5733OPS option. Use Case: We need a clean build of Ruby MRI. We actually use JRuby to develop our API. With recent PASE improvements (GCC, ...), we want to leave JRuby to use Ruby MRI. Ruby MRI will increase performances of our pro...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Deliver wget or curl as part of PASE

Deliver wget or curl as part of the base PASE, or rather, make sure wget or curl comes preloaded on all IBM i operating system installations. This would be instead of delivering it with 5733OPS. Use Case: As we gain momentum with open source on IB...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 5 Not under consideration

Third party URL for RPM repositories in "Manage Open Source Packages" in ACS

The new feature in ACS for managing open source RPM packages is great. However, it only covers IBM delivered RPM from the official IBM site. There is many other open source packages out there used today as building blocks for modern applications ....
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 6 Not under consideration

Provide GCC compiler support in RDi

Provide compiler option for GCC compiler within the RDi IDE to allow seamless compiles of IFS based source. Also allow compiler options to be set as part of the set up. Use Case: Allows the creation of Open Source objects from within the RDi IDE e...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Not under consideration

Pleas port ImageMagick to the yum repository

ImageMagick is a great tool for images creation and manipulation (https://www.imagemagick.org/). It also have options to convert images to a format suitable for printing. Use Case: Examples:- print an image directly from IFS,- convert a png image ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Add Orion to Yum repository

Please add Orion to Yum rpm repository. It was/is available as 5733OPS licensed product but not as rpm package. Use Case: There is no development tool on IBM i for open source languages. It would be nice to have a server based development tool, li...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 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 ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Please port the newly open-sourced Swift programming language to IBM i under 5733OPS

I assume that we've given the COMMON process enough time to percolate on this submission from 5Dec2015: http://requirements.common.org/powerbase/view/ideasIBM.htm?db=ideasIBM&Where=ID%20=%20371 Problem:Our IBM i development community struggles...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 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

Node ODBC use user's library list that is running the process

When using the odbc connector in a Nodejs application I want the connector to use the library list of the user that is running the application. Currently I have to manually add a list of libraries to the connection string. Use Case: It is not idea...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration