Linked by Sebastien Onglis on Mon 2nd May 2011 22:13 UTC
Linux Like Britney Spears, Jeff Johnson did it again and decided to fork rpm once more. Following a week long outage of the main website, he announced on the Mandriva development mailing list the launch of rpm6.org, without giving much explanation. Without more information, some people speculate this was caused by an intrusive merge by a Mandriva coder without discussing beforehand, while some others speak of the heavy criticism due to the migration, which still causing issues after several months.
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RE: Too much research to understand
by MORB on Tue 3rd May 2011 10:40 UTC in reply to "Too much research to understand"
MORB
Member since:
2005-07-06

Let me summarize the situation for you:

Drama, petty catfights, and lulz.

(I haven't read the links either but I do believe that my summary is accurate).

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Dirge Member since:
2005-07-14

Even simpler:

Douche bag dev forks rpm5.

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