Maybe. My understanding is that the official Alpha buildd and porterbox
are to be decommisioned when they are no longer needed for Lenny, but I
don't know if that has happened or not.
Anyway I attach an updated version of the miee patch that applies
correctly to octave 3.6.1-4. I have built octave on an Alpha in a clean
chroot, installed it, and verified that octave-octcdf then builds to