RE: [gnome-db] libgda/libgnomedb 1.1.99 released


The news on does not have this release mentioned,
unless I'm too drunk to recognize it.


-----Original Message-----
From: gnome-db-list-bounces gnome org
[mailto:gnome-db-list-bounces gnome org] On Behalf Of Rodrigo Moya
Sent: Sunday, October 10, 2004 11:50 AM
Cc: gnome-announce-list gnome org; announce lists mysql org;
gnome-office-list gnome org; pgsql-announce postgresql org
Subject: [gnome-db] libgda/libgnomedb 1.1.99 released

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.

This is the last release before the upcoming 1.2 version.

Changes since libgda 1.1.6

 - Use empty strings rather than NULL for missing fields in XML provider
   schema (joe)
 - Improved SQL parser (vivien, dru)
 - More fixes for GCC 3.4 compilation (caolan)
 - Added escape_string virtual method for providers (alan)
 - Added gda_connection_clear_error_list function (txema)
 - Improved transaction support for PostgreSQL provider (txema)
 - Fixed database dropping in FireBird provider (jeronimo)
 - Added support for aggregates to FireBird provider (jeronimo)
 - Fixed crash on strcmp in gda_client_find_connection (rodrigo)
 - Use the correct dsn/username/password when searching connections in
   gda_client_find_connection function (rodrigo)
 - Added example code for FireBird provider (jeronimo)
 - Corrected problem with FireBird date and datetime year part (jeronimo)
 - Fixed #151054 (rodrigo)
 - Added support for transparent connections in FireBird provider (jeronimo)
 - Updated MySQL list of types to matche the real ones (alan)
 - Added read-only support for blobs in FireBird provider (jeronimo)
 - Improved ODBC, MySQL and PostgreSQL detection from autotools (caolan)
 - Removed obsolete macros from (rodrigo)
 - Removed lots of compilation warnings (szalai)
 - Added reset_connection virtual method for providers (rodrigo)
 - Fixed compilation under Win32 (alan)
 - Improved autotools setup (julio)
 - Fixed leaks in some samples contained in the documentation (rodrigo)
 - Improved provider parameter descriptions API (rodrigo)
 - Install headers in versioned directories (rodrigo)
 - Updated translations:
        - cs (miroslav)
	- en_CA (adam)
	- en_GB (david)
	- nb (kjartan)
	- pt_BR (raphael)
	- sq (laurent)
	- uk (maxim)

Changes since libgnomedb 1.1.6

 - Improved autotools setup (julio, rodrigo)
 - Fixed #150791 (gustavo)
 - Updated documentation for .devhelp book support (daniel)
 - Improved new data source wizard interface (rodrigo)
 - Install headers in versioned directories (rodrigo)
 - Use GtkFileChooser when available (rodrigo)
 - Updated translations:
        - en_CA (adam)
        - fi (tommi)
	- it (alessio)
	- nb (kjartan)
	- sq (laurent)
	- uk (maxim)

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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