[freetds] FreeTDS version 0.95 just released.

Fredy Paquet fredy at opag.ch
Tue Jun 9 04:10:48 EDT 2015


Hello Frediano 

This is great news! 
Many thanks for your continous effort in FreeTDS.

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On Mon, 2015-06-08 at 19:24 +0100, Frediano Ziglio wrote:
> Finally, after years of improvements and fixes we got a new version
> 
> Summary of Changes in release 0.95
> --------------------------------------------
> User visible (not in a particular order):
> - Support for build with CMake under Windows.
> - Support MSSQL 2008:
>   - new date/time types;
>   - NBCROWs;
>   - able to retrieve CLR UDT types in binary format.
> - Moved from CVS to git.
> - Support MARS under ODBC.
> - IPv6 support.
> - Support unsigned Sybase types.
> - Sybase use some characters conversion like MSSQL.
> - Bulk-copy improvements:
>   - more types;
>   - support for empty fields;
>   - no needs for seekable file;
>   - avoid possible buffer overflows;
>   - less memory consumption;
>   - handle different BIT fields in Sybase;
>   - -T option for datacopy.
> - datacopy:
>   - prompting for password (use "-" password on command line);
>   - empty user/password (to use Kerberos).
> - Support for query notifications in ODBC.
> - Support for protocols 7.2 and 7.3 under dblib and ctlib.
> - dblib:
>   - dbpivot extension;
>   - dbprcollen extension to get printable column size;
>   - add DBCOL2 structure for dbtablecolinfo;
>   - support DBTEXTSIZE option for dbsetopt;
>   - support SRCNUMERICBIND and SRCDECIMALBIND binding;
>   - DATETIME2BIND extension binding to support new mssql 2008 type;
> -  ODBC:
>   - add SQL_INFO_FREETDS_TDS_VERSION option to SQLGetInfo to retrieve FreeTDS
>     version;
>   - add --enable-odbc-wide-tests configure option to use wide functions in
>     unit tests.
> - Better thread support.
> - Allow to specify server SPN for GSSAPI.
> - Sybase graceful disconnects.
> - Better support for VARCHAR(MAX)/VARBINARY(MAX).
> - Better error reporting from login failure.
> - More strict test for configuration errors, fails if configuration is wrong.
> - "use utf-16" option to enable use of UTF-16 for server encoding (MSSQL).
> - Remove support for Dev-C++.
> - Remove support for bad iconv, use libiconv instead (Tru64 and HP-UX should
>   be affected), connect will fail.
> - New NTLM options:
>   - "use lanman";
>   - "use ntlmv2".
> - New Kerberos options:
>   - "realm" ("REALM" in ODBC);
>   - "spn" ("ServerSPN" in ODBC).
> - New certificate options:
>  - "ca file";
>  - "crl file";
>  - "check certificate hostname".
> - Many bug fixes, majors:
>   - SSPI with Kerberos on some setup;
>   - SQLCancel threading;
>   - ctlib numeric;
>   - ODBC statistic function quotings.
> 
> People taking part in this effort
> ---------------------------------
> - Alexandros Giouzenis <alexandrosg at gmail.com>
> - Ben Slade
>   - datacopy password prompt
> - Christos Zoulas
>   - improve defncopy and fisql
>   - server maintainer
>   - some build fixes
> - Constantin Vasilyev
> - Craig A. Berry <craigberry at mac.com>
>   - BCP improvements
>   - VMS support
> - Daniel Fazekas <fdsubs at t-online.hu>
>   - some fixes for dblib
> - Ed Avis
> - Frediano Ziglio <freddy77 at gmail.com>
>   - ... lot of stuff ...
>   - ... really! ...
> - Fredy Paquet
> - Ian Lister
> - James K. Lowden <jklowden at freetds.org>
>   - documentation update
>   - Makefiles improvements
>   - dbpivot
>   - improve error reporting
>   - ... lot of stuff ...
> - Jason Yanowitz
> - Jun Kang Chin
>   - UTF-16 encoding from server ("use utf-16")
> - Justin T Pryzby
> - Ken Collins
>   - Kerberos SSPI fix
> - Ladislav Karrach <lacak at zoznam.sk>
>   - help fixing a problem with transaction with newer protocol
>   - Visual Studio support updates
>   - add DATETIME2BIND support in dblib and other new types improvements
> - Marc Abramowitz <marc at marc-abramowitz.com>
>   - improved logging and error reporting
>   - Travis continue integration
>   - documentation updates
> - Martin Wilck
>   - fix for ctlib cursors
> - Matt Lilley
>   - fix MARS problem
> - Matthew Green
>   - improved datacopy
> - Mikhail Denisenko <denisenkom at gmail.com>
>   - NBCROW support
> - Mikhail Teterin
> - Peter Deacon <peterd at iea-software.com>
>   - IPv6 support
> - Pietro Cerutti
> - Ramiro Morales <ramiro at rmorales.net>
>   - pymssql support
>   - fix some bugs with dblib RPC
>   - many build fixes
> - Richard Hughes <richard.freetds at rhughes.net>
>   - query notification in ODBC
> - Samuel Ferencik <samuel.ferencik at barclays.com>
>   - help fixing NTLM problem with small buffers
>   - improved ctlib
> - Sebastien Flaesch
> - Shiva Ramabadran <sramabadran at users.noreply.github.com>
> - Steve Langasek <steve.langasek at canonical.com>
>   - fix some compatibility and bugs
> - Tony Esposito
>   - DYNPROC fix for Sybase
> - Willi Langenberger
> 
> 
> Frediano
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