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A Setback for Linux

There is a shocking news that Larry McVoy decided to stop giving BitKeeper (distributed software configuration management tool) free for Linux developers. BitKeeper was exhaustively used by the Linux kernel developers. This will have a major impact on the schedules. Linus Torvalds is developing a new tool known as 'gits' which would act as a replacement for BitKeeper. But, it would take a long time for it to become as rich as BitKeeper. Best wishes for gits. Read more about this news at