New version of Libgda/Libgnomedb
Posted on: 10/27/2006 09:10 AM

I'm pleased to annouce that the first beta version of libgda/libgnomedb (version 1.99.1) have been released.

libgda/libgnomedb are a complete framewok for developing database-oriented applications, and actually allow access to PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Sybase, SQLite, FireBird/Interbase, IBM DB2, mSQL and MS SQL server, as well as MS Access and xBase files and ODBC data sources.

libgda/libgnomedb are part of the GNOME Office application suite, providing database access for many features in both Gnumeric and Abiword.

Changes from version 1.99.0 include:
For libgda:
- Database providers compilation fixes (Marc-Andre)
- General corrections (Murray)
- Possibility to avoid compiling C# bindings (Vivien)
- Gda# packaging corrections (Vivien)
- Translations:
- it (Marco Ciampa)
- en_GB (David Lodge)
- fi (Ilkka)

For libgnomedb:
- Possibility to avoid compiling C# bindings (Vivien)
- Bug fixes (Vivien)
- Translations:
- en_GB (David Lodge)
- fi (Ilkka)

Tarballs are available (or should soon be) at and

To install this new version, you'll need:
* libgda: glib, libxml2, libxslt
* libgnomedb: libgda and dependencies, Gtk+ gt;= 2.6.0, libgnomeui,
libglade, gtksourceview

You can find more information at the projects' homepage
(, or you can ask
any question/propose anything you
want in the GNOME-DB mailing list, which is available at

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