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Open Source and PASE

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include SAMBA support in RPMs (moving from PTF support)

the current support for SAMBA is provided by PTF. It would be beneficial if this support was moved to the new RPM OpenSource offering Use Case: easier adoption of SAMBA if we do not have to download A PTF then run an install or update script
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Add support for KDE, gnome or other open source desktop software

Give IBMi a GUI desktop capability other than current web based options. Use Case: Allow use of existing and future desktop based open source tools and applications. It could also be used as a central location for system administrative tasks and o...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Subversion client needed for IBM i

A Subversion client for IBM i is needed for working with environments that use an existing svn server to get the repositories/packages installed on the IBM i for development or deployment. SVN clients are currently available and supported for Wind...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 7 Not under consideration

Port XGZIP and zlibNX to IBM i

With Power9 compatibility mode enabled we could improve compression and file transfers using SSH or SFTP. Traditionally SSH compression on IBM i is not lightning fast, and this could help improve file transfer times.I guess 5733ICC can improve pre...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Not under consideration

ILE Swift

Extend the suite of ILE languages to include Swift Support Use Case: Bridge the gap between the growing pool of swift developers with the IBM i platform.
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 8 Not under consideration

Provide xlc compiler on IBMi PASE

Provide the community edition of xlc compiler in the Open Source (5733OPS) package as well as the gcc compiler. RDi needs to have a plugin to support the compiler as well. Use Case: Allows building of Open Source binaries for IBMi Open Source proj...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Add Deno a runtime for TypeScript to IBM i

Add Deno to the open source RPM for IBM i.https://github.com/denoland/deno Use Case: Have an alternative to Node that is a more secure secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript. 1.) Improve security with secure defaults such as scripts not havi...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

OpenSSH reporting non-compliant verison for PCI

We currently run the OpenSSH Server and Client on our IBM i which is on V7R1. We have been informed by our outside scanning PCI compliance vendor that we have critical security vulnerabilities on the IBM i due to the fact OpenSSH is reporting the ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

PASE - Allow to run while on restricted state

This RFE is connected with #154063 For a better integration with Open Source tools it would be great to allow commands in PASE while system is in restricted stated.Even without TCP services will be useful. I can think of two scenarios:* PASE can r...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Enable use of R from Jupyter Notebook in IBM i

In order to boost the use of R in IBM i it will be very useful to have the option to run it in Jupyter Notebook. As I understand that means to port IRkernel to IBM i. Use Case: Build R reports in IBM i.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Not under consideration