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Open Source and PASE

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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...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 1 Not under consideration

Node.js debugger hanging

The Node.js inspector step debugger (n1) is hanging after initially starting. I've never been able to make it work past the initial startup. I've put together a video(n2) to show the full example. Having the debugger work is a necessity for learni...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Is a defect

XMLsec1 porting

add the port of the XMLsec1 utility Use Case: sign XML files directly from the IBM Power system
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 0 Future 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

Add Lynx Browser to YUM repository

Please, add Lynx Browser to the IBM i YUM repository Use Case: Besides we can browse the web using Lynx, we can also convert HTML to TXT data using the "-dump" option.
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

Provide xlc compiler on IBMi PASE

Provide the community edition of xlc compiler in the Open Source (5733OPS) package as well as the gcc compiler. RDi needs to have a plugin to support the compiler as well. Use Case: Allows building of Open Source binaries for IBMi Open Source proj...
about 8 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

OSS wish list for YUM on IBM i

My wish list for IBM i OSS on YUM Repositories: * GNUPlot* AutoSSH* QREncode* MySQL (client)* Pigz compressor* P7Zip compressor* Lynx Browser* Links Browser* Midnight Commander* VNC & ICEWM* CREATEREPO #IBMi #YUM #OSS Use Case: With createrepo...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

OpenSSH reporting non-compliant verison for PCI

We currently run the OpenSSH Server and Client on our IBM i which is on V7R1. We have been informed by our outside scanning PCI compliance vendor that we have critical security vulnerabilities on the IBM i due to the fact OpenSSH is reporting the ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration

PASE port for RCLONE

Please, port RCLONE an publish on YUM repository.Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories to and from: Use Case: We could perform some simple backups and colaborate using lots of cloud providers, including IBM Cloud Object St...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Not under consideration