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Package Version Description of Package
Apache   A highly popular Web server.
ACE  

ACE is a freely available object-oriented toolkit that provides a set of reuseable C++ wrappers and higher level class categories and frameworks that provide common communication software tasks across a wide range of operating systems, now including OS/390 UNIX. All of the changes that were necessary for the OS/390 UNIX port have been incorporated in the latest ACE release.

The communication software tasks provided by ACE include event demultiplexing and event handler dispatching, service initialization, interprocess communication, shared memory management, message routing, dynamic (re)configuration of distributed services, multithreading, and concurrency control.

Contact: Not available

atools   Small scripts for working with ASCII files.
autoconf (v2.54)  

Produces shell scripts which automatically configure.

Contact: nkrishna@us.ibm.com

bash   The Bourne Again SHell, compatible with /bin/sh and offers many extensions found in csh and ksh.
Customer's can go to the GNU web site for the latest source or they can contact Rocket Software for a supported version of the BASH shell for z/OS.
bison   GNU's upwardly compatible replacement for the parser generator yacc.
bzip2 1.0.3 bzip2 is a data compression utility. It can often compress files to be half the size of ones produced by the compress utility.

The free unsupported version of bzip2 previously offered here is no longer available and has been replaced with a supported version. It is available as the program product IBM Ported Tools for z/OS: Supplementary Toolkit for z/OS.

Contact: agiorgio@us.ibm.com
cpost   cpost lets you "pretty print" C source code for easier analysis. You run cpost against one or more C source and header files, and it generates a postscript file for printing.

Contact: czuk@us.ibm.com
diffutils   A set of utilities for comparing files by showing line-by-line changes in several formats.
emacs   A popular UNIX editor.
findutils   Tools for finding files, directories and libraries.
flex   GNU's fast lexical analyzer == similar to lex.
gmake   GNU's tool to determine how to efficiently build programs based on a "makefile".
gnats   GNU's bug tracking system.
GNU grep   GNU's tool to search files for patterns; includes extensions to search datasets.
groff   A document formatting system based on a device-independent version of troff.
gzip 1.2.4 GNU's program for compressing and decompressing files.
hostname   Displays the name of the current host system.

Contact: trawick@us.ibm.com
id-utils   A set of simple, fast, language-independent tools that index identifiers, literals, or words of text.
ksh93
(see note about above link to the right)
  A revision of the ksh88 shell, ksh93 offers associative arrays, floating-point arithmetic, and POSIX conformance, yet is backwards compatible with ksh88.

Note about link to ksh: Once on the linked page, to find ksh scroll down to the "ksh - standalone AT&T ksh executable" link. To download, select the mvs.390 download option. Note that you will need to accept the Common Public License to download the software. A username and password that allows you to download the ksh software is listed at the bottom of the license text.

Contact: dgk@research.att.com
less 418 Less is a pager similar to the 'more' command.

The binary files in the package were built on z/OS V1R10, and should run on z/OS V1R8 and up.

The source code can be downloaded here.

Contact: Anthony Giorgio agiorgio@us.ibm.com
libtool   Tools for easily maintaining shared libraries.
lynx   A text based Web browser.
m4   A macro processor.
nedit   An X Window-based editor.
openssh
 
  The free unsupported version of OpenSSH previously offered here is no longer available and has been replaced with a supported version. It is available as the program product  IBM Ported Tools for z/OS
openssl   The free unsupported version of OpenSSL previously offered here is no longer available. Instead, we refer you to the functionally equivalent version available from the official OpenSSL project website.
patch   GNU's version of the tool used to incorporate changes into a number of files.
perl   Perl is a programming language that combines the features and capabilities of C, sed, awk, and sh.

The free unsupported version of Perl previously offered here is no longer available and has been replaced with a supported version. It is available as the program product  IBM Ported Tools for z/OS: Perl for z/OS feature (Perl for z/OS)
PGP   PGP is a program that gives your electronic mail privacy. It does this by encrypting your mail so that nobody but the intended person can read it. PGP has proven itself quite capable of resisting even the most sophisticated forms of analysis aimed at reading the encrypted text.

Contact: alan@nichols.de
PHP   PHP is a scripting language that combines the syntax of C with the flexibility of Perl. It is commonly used for web scripting purposes.

The free unsupported version of PHP previously offered here is no longer available and has been replaced with a supported version. It is available as the program product  IBM Ported Tools for z/OS: PHP for z/OS feature (PHP for z/OS)
rcs   A source code control system.
sha 1.04 sha is a simple program that hashes files. It uses the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Secure Hash Algorithm. It can use SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, or SHA-512, which generate respectively, hashes of 160, 256, 384, or 512 bits.

The binary files in the package were built on z/OS v1r8, and should run on z/OS v1r4 and up.

The source code can be downloaded here.

Contact: Anthony Giorgio agiorgio@us.ibm.com
the   The Hessling Editor; an XEDIT-like editor.
unzip 5.52 unzip decompresses and extracts files from zip archives.

The binary files in the package were built on z/OS v1r7, and should run on z/OS v1r4 and up.

The source code can be downloaded here.

Contact: Anthony Giorgio agiorgio@us.ibm.com
vim   An improved vi editor.
webalizer   A tool to analyze Web server log files and displays the results as HTML pages.
zip 2.32 zip compresses and stores files into zip archives.

The binary files in the package were built on z/OS v1r8, and should run on z/OS v1r4 and up.

The source code can be downloaded here.

Contact: Anthony Giorgio agiorgio@us.ibm.com
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