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Re: NSS and gskit are getting the axe

From: Calvin Buckley via curl-library <>
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2023 22:26:42 -0300

Lack of easily available CI environments for i is by far the biggest
pain point. I’ve been poking the IBM people I know to improve the

(The annoying thing it's harder to have a disposable environment, for
reproducibility/security's sake. Even "just a box" is better than the
current status though though.)

WRT what Timothe said, I don’t think native Perl is useful (it’s highly
unmaintained AFAIK, and platform differences will probably make porting
the test runner annoying) , but you could use the AIX Perl to run tests
against the ILE curl. But even then, once you have a CI box, you can at
least run compile smoke tests.

> On Jul 18, 2023, at 9:39 PM, Patrick Monnerat via curl-library <> wrote:
>>> You did not mention a CI.
>> I do now. In 2023, not testing code regularly in CI is just lame.
> This is probably true nowadays in our open-source word. I've never seen such a practice or a standardized way of doing it on the OS400 world. I have to admit that for 7 years, I'm not as involved in it as I was before!
Received on 2023-07-19