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Open Source and PASE

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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

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

Ship Ruby with 5733OPS

Include Ruby as 5733OPS option. Use Case: We need a clean build of Ruby MRI. We actually use JRuby to develop our API. With recent PASE improvements (GCC, ...), we want to leave JRuby to use Ruby MRI. Ruby MRI will increase performances of our pro...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 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

Deliver wget or curl as part of PASE

Deliver wget or curl as part of the base PASE, or rather, make sure wget or curl comes preloaded on all IBM i operating system installations. This would be instead of delivering it with 5733OPS. Use Case: As we gain momentum with open source on IB...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 5 Not under consideration

Please port graphviz to PASE and include it in the standard IBM Open repo

Please port graphviz https://graphviz.org/ to PASE and include it in the standard IBM Open repo. Being IBMi business oriented, having an open graph renderer like graphviz readily available, would be beneficial, given the graph structure representa...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Under review

Offer nginx stream modules

nginx is currently available through the IBM yum repository. The project has modules to facilitate TCP streaming; however, these are not built by default. Could we please find a way to provide these additional modules for customers that may requir...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 4 Planned for future release

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...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Future 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

Node ODBC use user's library list that is running the process

When using the odbc connector in a Nodejs application I want the connector to use the library list of the user that is running the application. Currently I have to manually add a list of libraries to the connection string. Use Case: It is not idea...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration