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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

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 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

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...
almost 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...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 7 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 ETCD and ETCDCTL to IBM i

Implement ETCD and ETCDCTL from https://etcd.io FYI ... There is already an AIX implementation under AIX Toolbox https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/aix-toolbox-linux-applications-downloads-alpha) and I list it here as two items because it is list i...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

include MAN pages for SAMBA PTF

since SAMBA support is installed using the open source toolset, it would be most helpful for the MAN pages to be included. Use Case: since manpages are supported with opensource installed, having the man pages will help if configuration help is ne...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 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