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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 14, 2019

Please, port "jq" command to IBM i

Please, port "jq" command to IBM i OSS / YUM so we can parse JSON using scripting.

Use Case:

We could use jq to transform JSON files into CSV

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Feb 19, 2020

    .This has been delivered and is available in RPM form. See

  • Guest
    Jan 15, 2019

    Since we already have a number of ways in which to directly parse JSON I'm not sure what benefit conversion to csv offers. Are there perhaps other better reasons to port this utility?



jq is like sed for JSON data - you can use it to slice and filter and map and transform structured data with the same ease that sed, awk, grep and friends let you play with text. jq is written in portable C, and it has zero runtime dependencies. U...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Open Source and PASE 2 Delivered