Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 19th Sep 2010 21:18 UTC, submitted by gireesh
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris It's been a troubling couple of weeks for Mandriva, but I decided not to report on it since I found it hard to unravel the events leading up to all this. Now, though, the story has come to its (logical) conclusion: now that most of Mandriva's employees have been laid off, they came together and forked Mandriva. Enter Mageia.
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RE[2]: Saddening
by gnemmi on Sun 19th Sep 2010 23:34 UTC in reply to "RE: Saddening"
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... proper package management ...

That was something that Mandrake inherited from Conectiva, among many other things like a real, working, svn backboned distro development set of tools that made a sensible distribution development enviroment.

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