4.1.2011.35 Release on 13 Oct 2011
- Fix memory allocation for char and varchar field that may cause
unstable memory problem
- Fix pointer iteration bug in XSQLDA_DebugMsg
4.1.2011.35 Release on 13 Oct 2011
The various command line manuals – gfix, gstat, gsec, gbak and fbmgr – have been updated to Firebird 2.5 specification. In the case of fbmgr it was only a few spelling mistakes that were corrected.
I’ve uploaded the html and pdf versions to the online repository. One thing I noticed when testing, the PDFs are ok but the HTML files seem to need a refresh on every page. Has anyone else noticed this when a new HTMl documents is uploaded?
Try hitting this link and see if you get the 11 October 2011 version:
If you don’t see 11 October 2011, click refresh. Now click on the link to go to Command Line Options. Under the password option do you see a fetch_password option? If not, click refresh.
I found this morning that I had to manually refresh every page in each of the updated manuals – which I’ve never had to do before.
Firebird 2.5.1 packages are now available in Fedora 15 updates Epel6 (RHEL and Centos 6) packages are in testing for one more week according to the Epel policy. About Mageia 1 they will be in updates soon. For Mandriva they are in Cooker.
Sequel 3.28.0 has been released and should be available on the gem mirrors.
What is changed on the firebird driver :
4.1.2011.34 Release on 06 Oct 2011
The Firebird Project invites all Firebird users and developers to participate in the Firebird Conference 2011, which will take place in Luxembourg, November 25-26, 2011.
The Firebird Conference 2011 will be devoted to a variety of important topics: Firebird SQL language improvements, performance, optimization, database protection and recovery, and many others.
A number of presentations will be done by the Firebird Core team, which will ensure access to information at the best technical levels. The Firebird Conference 2011 will be a place to improve your Firebird development skills and give a chance to ask questions directly to Firebird Core team.
Speakers and Call for papers
Firebird Core Team will be represented by Dmitry Yemanov, Vlad Khorsun, Alex Peshkoff, Philippe Makowski, etc. There are also will be speakers from IBSurgeon and other Firebird-related companies.
If you would like to present at Firebird Conference, please send enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org and specify title and brief description of proposed talk.
The exact schedule will be published October 22.
Conference fee is EUR 190. It covers 2 days of conference and includes meals and coffee breaks. To pre-order please send email with name and company information to email@example.com.
Sponsors and Organization
Sita Software, leading Luxembourg software development company, is the organizer of Firebird Conference 2011.
For information about sponsor packages and how to become a sponsor please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Place and accommodation
Conference will take place in Hotel Parc Bellevue, Luxembourg (Officialweb-site, hotel page at booking.com). There are several other hotels in walking distance around, so you can choose where you stay during the conference.
Please feel free to ask any questions: email@example.com
Firebird Conference 2011 Official Page: www.firebirdsql.org/en/firebird-conference-2011/
Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 2.5.1 This sub-release introduces several bug fixes and many important improvements – for example, performance improvements during a database restore, the ability to write to global temporary tables in read-only databases, etc. For the full list of changes please refer to the Release Notes, Chapter 2 “New in Firebird 2.5″. Firebird 2.5.1 has 100% compatible on-disk structure with Firebird 2.5.0, so it is recommended to migrate to 2.5.1 as soon as possible.
There is a substantial number of bug fixes, this sub-release takes in a few minor improvements and optimizations that missed the initial release. In summary: