Re: Alpha port still maintained in 2.5

Markus Pfeiffer (
Mon, 30 Dec 2002 19:13:23 +0100

On Monday 30 December 2002 17:50, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 30, 2002 at 07:23:25AM -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > I have a spare Alpha box (in theory I made need it some day if we ever
> > decide to support Tru64 but that seems like a small market). I don't
> > know how useful it is but I could put it up outside our firewall if
> > that helped. I'd have to install Linux on it and I'm booked up until
> > Jan 9th but if you still need it then let me know.
> Hi Larry, nice offer. But I personally would not have time hacking on
> Alpha. Others may find it usefull though.

Well, I have an Alpha System here myself and am also "hacking" on it. But one
has also to ask oneself if there is any demand (apart from my personal
demand) for a maintained Linux/Alpha >= 2.5...

Anyway, I just installed BitKeeper and start finding my way into the code...

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