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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Open Source and PASE

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We need Node.js version 8 for IBM i

Hello. We need Node.js version 8 for IBM i V7R2.Thanks. Use Case: for our bussines
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Delivered

Support AIX pollsets on i

While porting Mono, I noticed the only options for "fast" socket management are select/poll. AIX has a plethora of (varyingly old) options when it comes to improved alternatives. Of these, the pollset API is the newest and currently recommended ch...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

Port nano text editor in PASE as a simpler alternative to vi/vim

vi/vim is superior and great for reasons that I will never understand but will blindly accept as valid. While I try to learn it and become efficient with it, something more 'practical' like nano would be a fantastic addition to the existing PASE t...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

openpty and forkpty

APIs openpty and forkpty are not available on IBM i. There are a number of Node.js projects(n1) that require those APIs because pty.js(n2) is built on it. n1 - https://www.npmjs.com/browse/depended/pty.jsn2 - https://github.com/chjj/pty.js It has ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 5 Delivered

Add 64-bit big endian support for native libraries in Node.JS

While trying to install some packages using npm, there is a need to compile additional code using the C/CPP compiler (gmake). For example, kafka-avro is such package. The possibility to compile additional code should be added in Node.JS on IBM i U...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered

Port `find` command

Port the find command from Gnu findutils. Use Case: When porting other software (i.e. nvm (n1) for Node.js) there will sometimes be scripting involved that make use of the Linux-style/implementation of commands (instead of AIX). This means I get e...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Delivered