Purpose

The purpose of this page is to demonstrate that sparc meets the architecture recertification criteria for lenny.

Availability

The architecture is publicly available without NDAs via:

  1. Sun Microsystems

  2. Fujitsu

  3. Tatung

  4. NextCom

  5. Tadpole

Developer machines

The following machines are available to developers:

  1. spontini.debian.org - buildd - info - alive

  2. lebrun.debian.org - buildd - info - alive

  3. sperger.debian.org - general developer-access machine - info - alive

  4. schroeder.debian.org - buildd (future) - info - alive

Port maintainers

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

  1. Martin Zobel-Helas (Debian Developer)
  2. Emanuele Rocca (Debian Developer)
  3. Jurij Smakov (Debian Developer)

Users

The port is being actively used at the following sites:

  1. foo: xx machines, yy users, personal workstations
  2. bar: 1 machine, yyy users, development server
  3. ...

Popcon indicates 291 users of the architecture as of 2008/07/13.

Installer

The installer is being maintained by the d-i team 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:

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: