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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. Perl This forum is for conversations about the Perl programming language on z/OS. PHP This forum is for conversations about the PHP 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 3.7 and Beyond 1 July 23, 2019
Source code available for sudo? 5 July 23, 2019
Python 2.7 & 3.6 Installation 2 July 18, 2019
I need to upload and Install python on z/OS (MVS Segment). How can I do that? 2 July 18, 2019
Sudo doesn't work 2 July 16, 2019
Has anyone installed the ibm_db python extension on z/OS 4 July 9, 2019
How to automatically connect to the Rocket z/OS tool which is accessible through the website from the C# application 2 July 4, 2019
Zlib and IEW2469E messages 2 July 2, 2019
Unknown references to /u/pdharr/anaconda-build/python36/lib 3 June 27, 2019
Curl on z/OS Unix 2 June 27, 2019
IMPORTANT NOTICE for users of the Rocket port of git for z/OS 1 July 11, 2018
Creating a native python extension for z/OS 5 June 20, 2019
How open an in-stream data set like SYSIN in Python 3.6.1? 3 June 19, 2019
BPXBATSL ends with 9 with some garbage in STDERR 1 June 18, 2019
Latest release of scikit-learn package 6 June 14, 2019
Scripted download of z/OS Open Source Tools 2 June 11, 2019
Pip does not work post installation 2 May 30, 2019
Using Groff to convert txt file to pdf file 1 May 23, 2019
On Z/os running Python secure connection to Linux Server fails 8 May 22, 2019
Use of config file by bash 1 April 29, 2019
OPENSSL s_client -connect fails 3 April 26, 2019
Python's print() produces ASCII ouutput 3 April 23, 2019
Using git for z/OS with GitHub 35 April 10, 2019
Bash: iconv makes shell unusable 3 April 8, 2019
Colors are not interpreted correctly when using git diff 6 April 7, 2019