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Open Source and PASE

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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 ...
about 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

SSO support for SSH

SSH does not support SSO. For example when using ACS option "Tools" --> "Open Source Package Management" --> "Connect to SSH". Password is required. Use Case: See case TS004474058.
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future 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 ...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Update PASE equivalent AIX TL level

PASE in IBM i7.2 is based on AIX 7.1 TL1 and PASE in IBM i7.3 is based on AIX 7.1 TL3 neither of which are supported releases of AIX anymore. It would be very helpful to have PASE updated to a current TL (Technology Level) equivalency at least as ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future 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

Add command "dialog" to PASE

Please, port "dialog" command to PASE, so we can create powerful menues for OSS applications, scripts, etc. Use Case: We have created a PoC with ANSI menues to backup IBM i to IBM Cloud Object Storage easily, but it's complex to use for the averag...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Future 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

Allow naming threading resources from PASE for debugging purposes

Being able to name pthread threads, mutexes, locks, and other multi-threading resources was added to the ILE in IBM i 7.1. Thread naming is a popular non-POSIX extension to pthread, but other pthread objects being nameable is an IBM i-specific cha...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Future consideration

Port of tesseract OCR to the open source packages

Tesseract optical character recognition engine port to IBM will provide convenience and lower costs in building image-processing applications. Reasons for this poer are the followingThe first reason is convenience -- the C++ version of Tesseract c...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 3 Planned for future release