Purpose

The purpose of this page is to demonstrate that alpha meets the [http://release.debian.org/lenny_arch_policy.html architecture re-certification criteria for lenny].

If some of these requirements are irrelevant or implausible for the port, please add a waiver request indicating why and how this isn't a problem for the arch in bold.

Availability

The architecture is publicly available without NDAs via:

  1. [http://www.example.com/ some vendor]

  2. [http://www.example.com/ some other vendor]

Developer machines

The following machines are available to developers:

  1. albeniz.debian.org - ?AlphaServer ES45 maintained by TimCutts. Currently waiting for setup by the DSA team.

Port maintainers

The Debian port is maintained by the following developers, who actively work on architecture specific issues:

  1. ?SteveLangasek

  2. ...
  3. ...
  4. ...
  5. ...

Users

The port is being actively used at the following sites:

  1. ente.limmat.ch: 1 machine, 90 users, internet server
  2. foo: xx machines, yy users, personal workstations
  3. bar: 1 machine, yyy users, development server
  4. ...

Popcon indicates 71 users of the architecture as at 2007/11/01.

Installer

The installer is being maintained by ... and it's currently working effectively. Successful installation reports are available at: ...

Upstream support

Upstream support is provided by:

Archive coverage and Autobuilder support

Archive cleanliness

The port builds from unmodified Debian source.

Autobuilders

The following machines run buildds for the port:

goetz is a quad-CPU 1.25 GHz ES45 with 8 GB RAM.

Vetoes

The security team have noted the following problems in supporting the architecture:

The Debian admin team have noted the following problems in supporting the architecture:

The stable release team have noted the following problems in supporting the architecture:

The release team have noted the following problems in supporting the architecture:


CategoryLennyReleaseRecertification