libgda/libgnomedb 1.3.3 released
Posted on: 06/13/2005 03:30 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.

1.3.3 fixes a few build problems found in 1.3.2.

Changes since libgda 1.3.2
- New API additions (Vivien)
- Added get_specs_create_database and create_database_params virtual methods for providers (Vivien)
- Updated API documentation (Vivien)
- Implemented new providers' methods for SQLite, PostgreSQL and MySQL (Vivien)
- Build fixes (Rodrigo)

Changes since libgnomedb 1.3.2
- Changed some menu strings to match similar ones in other menus (Rodrigo)

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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