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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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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