architecture requalification status for trixie

Debian Release Management

NOTE: This document should be a living document, but experience learns that the main part of the qualification process only happens near the end.

An explanation of this table can be derived from our architecture criteria page.

amd64 arm64 armel armhf i386 loong64 mips64el ppc64el riscv64 s390x
available yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
portbox yes yes yes yes yes none yes yes yes yes
porters - (w) 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 4 2
installer d-i d-i d-i d-i d-i - d-i d-i d-i d-i
archive-coverage 99 99 97 98 98 94 97 98 96 97
archive-uptodate 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99
upstream-support yes yes glibc has trouble finding qualified persons to implement security fixes,
might be special because the use of the libatomics library is mandatory
glibc has trouble finding qualified persons to implement security fixes no: missing CPU security mitigations in Linux kernel yes no: no upstream support in GCC,
unaddressed test failures in binutils
yes yes yes
buildds 6 9 13 13 6 6 8 2 9 2
buildd-dsa yes yes yes yes yes no yes yes yes yes
autopkgtest yes yes yes yes yes no no yes yes yes
concerns-rm no no some builds are hitting the address space limit some builds are hitting the address space limit only one porter has volunteered,
some builds are hitting the address space limit
? yes: upgrading buildds is impossible due to kernel bugs
kernel bugs are hitting some of the buildds making them unusable
builders are extremely slow (also per kernel team),
only one porter has volunteered,
lack of autopkgtest infrastructure,
future availability of hardware
only one porter has volunteered no no
concerns-srm as RM concerns as RM concerns as RM concerns as RM concerns as RM concerns ? as RM concerns as RM concerns as RM concerns as RM concerns
concerns-dsa no yes: unstable and ageing hardware yes: unstable and ageing hardware yes: unstable and ageing hardware no ? yes: non-server-grade hardware
time sink for DSA and hosters
hosting is not great, effectively not redundant.
Unclear what our options are regarding purchasing hardware.
? rely on sponsors for hardware (mild concern)
concerns-sec no no no no no ? no no ? no
candidate yes ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Waivers

amd64

Porters

Our toolchain maintainers are happy to support amd64 as-is.

The source for this page can be found in the Release Team's git archive.