Firebird Relational Database 1.5.1 Final Released
Posted on: 07/23/2004 11:04 AM
Firebird Relational Database 1.5.1 Final has been released:
The Firebird Project announces the release
of Firebird V1.5.1. this release represents a commitment by the project to develop and deliver ongoing improvements to this popular open source database engine.
The NPTL (Native Posix Thread Library) Linux builds referred to in the release notes
will be available shortly.
Changes from previous version:
This release adds a charset improvement, allowing use of NONE as a fully transparent charset everywhere. (Changes were made in the engine to make the character set NONE more friendly about reading / writing data from and to fields of another character set.)
It adds the config-driven ability to abort a server process in the case of bugchecks or structured exceptions (to produce a core dump).
Firebird Superserver has a link-time backward compatibility issue with the NPTL (Native POSIX Thread Library) that may cause it to be unstable on Linux distributions that enable the NPTL in the GNU C.The new NPTL builds of Superserver should solve these problems.