[gnome-db] GNOME-DB/libGDA/gASQL 0.2.91 have been released.

GNOME-DB/libGDA are a complete framewok for developing database-oriented
applications, and actually allow access to PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle,
Sybase and ODBC data sources. Apart from this development framework,
they also include several applications and utilities which make them
quite suitable for many database-related taks.

gASQL is a database administration tool based on libgda and GNOME-DB,
featuring visual tools for managing any database supported by

This release is mainly a bug fix release, so people are suggested to


You can download source tarballs from our FTP server


or from GNOME



        * new GdaRecordset API: new convenience functions have been
	added to allow the retrieval of the current row in different
	ways (an array of rows, a list of fields, a tab-delimited
	string) (Diego, Liam)

        * OMF integration: now, all documentation is indexed via
	scrollkeeper (Rodrigo)

        * faster recordset loading: some tweaks have been made to the
	list and grid widgets to make them load recordsets much faster

        * Sybase provider: the Sybase provider now should work quite
	well (Mike)

        * MySQL provider: several fixes, to make it send error
	descriptions in all error situations, and a better management of
	some data types (Gonzalo, Rodrigo)

        * Log viewer works again (Rodrigo)

Bugs fixed:

        * fixed docs building auto* problems, which were breaking the
	package building (Pavel, Rodrigo)

        * many compiling fixes, specially the one which now allows to
	install gnome-db in other prefix different than the one used by
	Bonobo (Gonzalo, Rodrigo)

Now in development:

        * Perl scripting support in the front-end
        * CORBA-based report engine

To install this new version, you'll need:

	* libgda: ORBit, OAF, GConf, libxml1, Bonobo >= 1.0.x
	* gnome-db: libgda and dependencies, gnome-libs

You can find more information about GNOME-DB/libGDA at the projects'
homepage (http://www.gnome-db.org), or you can ask any question/propose
anything you want in the GNOME-DB mailing list, which is available at


Carlos Perelló Marín
mailto:carlos gnome-db org
mailto:carlos hispalinux es
Valencia - Spain

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