Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Mar 2007 15:30 UTC, submitted by AdamW
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris Mandriva is pleased to announce the release of the first release candidate for Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring. Spring features a raft of improvements and enhancements over its predecessors, including the latest software, extended support for the latest 3D desktop technologies (including Metisse), enhanced and improved system configuration and software installation tools, better hardware support, and a new look. The official announcement includes all the details on this release candidate, what you will find in it, and where to download it.
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RE: Glibc 2.5?
by Wemgadge on Thu 15th Mar 2007 17:16 UTC in reply to "Glibc 2.5?"
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Mandriva made some changes to their release cycle. They had dropped the 6 month release cycle originally about concerns that they were too bleeding edge and often too quick to add new features without sufficient testing (remember Kat?). Now they have gone to a "service pack" style release cycle. They are releasing a completely new base system once a year, and upgrading the desktop and utilities twice a year. So the kernel and base system will be refreshed at the release of Mandriva 2008.

This is a true point release to bring in the new features of Gnome and KDE and the 3D gadgets without breaking compatiblity.

Glibc is part of base.

I have been running the beta for a couple of weeks now and it fixes A LOT of bugs and annoyances that I had had with 2007.0

Edited 2007-03-15 17:23

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