Vivien Malerba | 2 Sep 09:58 2007

Libgda/Libgnomedb version 3.1.1 available

I'm pleased to annouce that the first beta version of
libgda/libgnomedb (version 3.1.1) have been released, which is the
first version of the unstable 3.1.x series.

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

Changes from version 3.0.x include:

For Libgda:
 - Require inltool 0.35.5 when building from svn (Murray Cumming)
 - SQLite now version 3.4.2 (Vivien Malerba)
 - Added support for cursor-only access for data models returned by
the PostgreSQL provider (Vivien Malerba)
 - WIN32 port functionnal (needs testing, Vivien Malerba)
 - Installation is relocatable (Vivien Malerba)
 - New virtual connection feature, which allows to run SQL commands on
data models (Vivien Malerba)
 - Reworked the BDB provider to use virtual connections (Vivien Malerba)
 - Embedd the libcsv library (
for CSV parsing
 - Reworked the documentation
 - Many small corrections and improvements
 - New code examples (BDB usage, virtual connections)
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