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Gentoo Linux SPARC Development


1.  Project Description

Gentoo/SPARC is a Gentoo project designed to bring the Gentoo GNU/Linux operating system to the SPARC and UltraSPARC platforms. Gentoo/SPARC aims to provide a usable server and desktop environment for your various SPARC related endeavours.

2.  Developers

Developer Nickname Role
Raúl Porcel armin76 Lead ( Gentoo/SPARC )
Agostino Sarubbo ago Member ( Security bugs primarily )
Jeroen Roovers jer Member ( Porting )
Jack Morgan jmorgan Member ( Gentoo/SPARC )
Michael Weber xmw Member ( )
Mikle Kolyada zlogene Member ( Gentoo/SPARC )

All developers can be reached by e-mail using

3.  Recruitment

We are currently looking for users interested in helping the project with one or more jobs.

To learn more, visit the Staffing Needs page.

4.  Subprojects

The Gentoo SPARC project has the following subprojects:

Project Lead Description
Sparc AT Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto Architecture Testers for Gentoo/SPARC.

5.  Documentation

The following is a list of available documentation for Gentoo on the SPARC platform.

Additionally you can find the following information on Gentoo/SPARC developer websites.

6.  Herds

The Gentoo SPARC project maintains the following herds:

Herd Members Description
sparc ago, armin76, jer, jmorgan, xmw, zlogene Gentoo/SPARC Team

7.  Additional Notes

If you have something that you think would make a good sparc sub-project, please contact the sparc team via email. This list will be updated to reflect new projects as they arise.

Work in progress; contributors are sorted alphabetically, only most important contributions are listed for each contributor. Your name should probably be here, if it isn't, remind us by mailing the Sparc team


Summary: The Gentoo SPARC project provides the Gentoo GNU/Linux operating system to the SPARC and UltraSPARC platforms.

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