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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on May 25, 2016

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 projects.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jul 8, 2016

    .The 5733-OPS product is a collection of Open Source products, while IBM XL C/C++ compiler is not Open Source so it would not make sense to include IBM XL C/C++ in 5733-OPS. The newly announced "Community Edition" is also free only for Linux on POWER running in Little Endian mode. There is no "Community Edition" for AIX that would run in PASE. IBM XL C/C++ for AIX can already be installed in PASE though, and we provide instructions for doing so in the Knowledge Center:

  • Guest
    May 26, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #88986 in product IBM i.