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Open Source Languages and Tools for z/OS

TCL This forum is for conversations about the TCL programming language on z/OS. R This forum is for conversations about the R programming language on z/OS. PHP This forum is for conversations about the PHP programming language on z/OS. Perl This forum is for conversations about the Perl programming language on z/OS. Python This forum is for conversations about the Python programming language on z/OS.
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Unpacking Distributions

Before installing your distribution you need to unpack it. All z/OpenSource languages and tools are delivered as gzip tar files (e.g. automake-1.10_b0001.160204.tar.gz) with the exception of gzip which is delivered as …

21 October 27, 2017
Downloading Rocket z/OS Open Source Languages and Tools

All of the Rocket z/OS ports of open source languages and tools are available for download from the Rocket Community website downloads page. Log in to the Rocket Community here:…

61 April 28, 2017
About the Open Source Languages and Tools for z/OS category 1 February 3, 2016
Installation and README.ZOS

All z/OpenSource languages and tools have in common the existence of a file named README.ZOS containing instructions and example commands for installation of the tool. This file is located in : share/doc/<toolName>/<v…

5 April 29, 2016
Identifying Version and Build

The version of a distribution is often not enough for uniquely identifying it for purposes of knowing whether or not you have the most up-to-date code. Sometimes, for the same tool version, Rocket will make available fo…

4 March 23, 2016
Python 2.7 in z/OS USS - Unprintable characters displayed in the code while executing 1 October 19, 2019
"Can Python do things like REXX?" 2 October 15, 2019
Git commands fail due to "bad config line" 3 October 4, 2019
Cannot unpack the PHP install package
5 September 27, 2019
PHP working from shell, not from web page
2 September 27, 2019
Using Rocket tools to install Open source products for z/OS USS 12 September 26, 2019
Python 3.7 port 2 September 19, 2019
On Z/os running Python secure connection to Linux Server fails 9 September 11, 2019
Python sample code files 7 September 9, 2019
PHP v7.0.5 installation on zOS
5 September 6, 2019
Colors are not interpreted correctly when using git diff 7 September 2, 2019
Extract TM on u2py 2 August 30, 2019
Execute u2py.Subroutine on remote account 4 August 22, 2019
How open an in-stream data set like SYSIN in Python 3.6.1? 5 August 15, 2019
Git and ISPF edit in 3.17 2 August 9, 2019
Installation Strategy 8 August 5, 2019
Using Bzip2 in batch on Z to compress MVS data set 1 August 2, 2019
New vim install shows inline hex values 1 July 26, 2019
Executing the ./ 1 July 25, 2019
Bison install - No readme 3 July 25, 2019
Python 2.7 & 3.6 Installation 3 July 25, 2019
Python 3.7 and Beyond 3 July 25, 2019
Unknown references to /u/pdharr/anaconda-build/python36/lib 4 July 25, 2019
I need to upload and Install python on z/OS (MVS Segment). How can I do that? 3 July 24, 2019
Source code available for sudo? 5 July 23, 2019