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Open Source and PASE

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Port native boost libraries ot IBM i for xgboost

I cannot install xgboost (https://pypi.org/project/xgboost/) `pip3 install xgboost` because the native boost libraries have not been ported.This is an extract of the error message (which is attached): XGBoostLibraryNotFound: Cannot find XGBoost Li...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Planned for future release

Add CDRECORD & DVDRECORd to yum repositories

Add the open source cdrkit (or cdrecord & dvdrecord) utilities to the IBM i yum repositories so that CD & DVD images can be built entirely on the i. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cdrkithttps://sourceforge.net/projects/cdrtools/ Use Case: T...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Add VNC Server to IBM i YUM respository

VNC Server allows to run a remote desktop on IBM i without using Terminal Server Use Case: With VNC Server & a lightweight WM we could run some useful tools "INSIDE" our IBM i, even from a browser (VNC-JAVA), like iACS, Firefox, xTERM...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future consideration

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

PASE IP Tools

We need IP tools like ping, traceroute, netstat, ifconfig, etc in PASE environment, so we can improve scripting Use Case: When creating PASE environments/containers for users developing on OSS programming languages sometimes we need to check basic...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future 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...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 5 Not under consideration

timer_* APIs in PASE

Software is starting to increasingly use the timer family of functions such as timer_create. These allow for accurate timing that manual timekeeping wouldn't allow for. For example, many profilers (such as Excimer for PHP) and even GNU coreutils a...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future 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 ....
almost 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

Add libpam-google-authenticator so we can use 2FA with SSH on IBMi

Please , add libpam-google-authenticator so we can use 2FA Use Case: When trying to connect to our IBM i using SSH we can use 2FA with our smartphone to improve security
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Future consideration