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Mandriva ventures into unknown territory

Jul 12, 2012, 11:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

Mandriva has been in the wars for many years. The most recent turn of events saw the company being put up for sale and then, after some effort, desperately trying to turn things around so that it could start to pull itself out of bankruptcy.

It made a start to resolving the mess by deciding to hand over responsibility for development to the community.

But this decision did not placate those developers who forked the codebase in 2010 to create a distribution called Mageia. They would not have any part of this and said so.

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