libgda/libgnomedb 1.3.1 released
Posted on: 03/28/2005 02:53 AM

libgda/libgnomedb are a complete framewok for developing database-oriented applications, and currently 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 the base of the database support in the GNOME Office application suite, providing database access for many features in both Gnumeric and Abiword.

1.3.1 is another step forward in the road to 2.0.

Changes since libgda 1.3.0
- Improved GdaRow API (Vivien)
- Fixed #167573 (Rodrigo)
- Added gda_xml_database_remove_table function (=C1lvaro)
- Fixed libsql build (Rodrigo)
- Upgraded SQLite provider to SQLite3 (Denis)
- Install providers in versioned directories for parallel installation (
- Use libgda*-3 as library names (Rodrigo)
- Fixed #129153 (Rodrigo)
- Renamed GdaDataModelColumnAttributes to GdaColumn (=C1lvaro)
- Renamed GdaDataModelColumnIndexAttributes to GdaColumnAttributes (=C1l
- Code cleanup for data model classes (Bas)
- Cleanup auto* build noise (Bas)
- Replace gda_connection_escape_string with more generic
gda_connection_value_to_sql_string (Alan)
- Updated translations:
- cs (Miroslav)
- de (Frank)
- en_CA (Adam)
- en_GB (David)
- it (Marco)
- pt (Duarte)
- pt_BR (Raphael)

Changes since libgnomedb 1.3.0
- Use default libgnomedb dictionary when using NULL GnomeDbDict
objects (Vivien)
- Added 'Info' button to each GnomeDbGrid entry (Vivien)
- Improved GnomeDbDataWidget (Vivien)
- Simplified GnomeDbGrid widget (Vivien)
- Fixed reverse columns bug in GnomeDbGrid (Vivien)
- Fixed title displaying in GnomeDbGrid (Vivien)
- Fixed SQL rendering bug in GnomeDbCondition (Vivien)
- Fixed date handling problems (Vivien)
- Added sample application (Vivien)
- Use libgnomedb*-3 as library names, for parallel installation (Rodrigo
- Fixed #166529 (Vivien)
- Adapted to GdaDataModelColumn* renaming (=C1lvaro)
- Updated translations:
- de (Frank)
- en_CA (Adam)
- en_GB (David)
- it (Alessio)
- pt_BR (Raphael)

Tarballs are available at

To install this new version, you'll need:
* libgda: glib, libxml2, libxslt
* libgnomedb: libgda and dependencies, libgnome/ui, libglade, libbonoboui and, optionally, 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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