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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on May 29, 2018

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


Use Case:

With createrepo we can add with ease new repositories.
The other tools are related to system management

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 20, 2018

    Thank you for submitting this list of items. Please submit the items as separate RFE's so that IBM can consider the individual items appropriately.

  • Guest
    Jun 7, 2018

    Opinion: Lumping these all together may cause the entire RFE to be declined because of one or two that IBM determines not to port.

    Further, there are some I am in favor of (i.e. the Yum related) and others I am not, so I've delayed casting my vote.

    To the above point, could you provide more justification other than "the others are related to tools for system management"?

    Aaron Bartell