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Revision 1849, 29.1 KB checked in by jtv, 18 months ago (diff)

Re-do splitconfig in python. Much shorter: most code dealt with grep differences. Should fix BSD build. Thanks Martin van den Nieuwelaar.

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15.0
2 - Support for REPEATABLE READ isolation level.
3 - Build fix for OS X.
4 - Build fixes for clang++ 3.2.
5 - Build fix for clang++ 3.0.
6 - Build fix for MinGW.
7 - Build fix for BSD (and possibly other grep flavours).
8 - Supports C++11.
9 - No longer has obsolete debian & RPM packaging built in.
10 - Fixed failure to detect some integer overflows during conversion.
114.0
12 - API change: noticers are gone!  Use errorhandlers to capture error output.
13 - API change: tablereaders and tablewriters are gone; they weren't safe.
14 - API change: prepared statements are now weakly-typed, and much simpler.
15 - API change: fields and tuples are now stand-alone classes in ::pqxx.
16 - API change: thread-safety field have_strerror_r is now have_safe_strerror.
17 - API change: notify_listener has been replaced with notification_receiver.
18 - notification_receiver takes a payload parameter.
19 - Easier Visual C++ setup.
20 - Absolutely requires a libpq version with PQescapeStringConn.
21 - Absolutely requires libpq 8.0 or better.
22 - Changes for C++0x.
23 - Supports clang++.
24 - Visual C++ makefiles now support new-style unit tests.
25 - Sample headers for more recent Visual Studio versions.
26 - Fixes binary-data escaping problems with postgres 9.0.
27 - Fixes problems with binary-string handling and escaping.
28 - Fixes compatibility problems between 9.x libpq and 7.x backend.
29 - quote_name to escape SQL identifiers for use in queries.
30 - syntax_error reports error's approximate location in the query.
31 - On Windows, now uses ws2_32 instead of wsock32.
32 - Various Windows build fixes.
33 - Updated for gcc 4.6.0.
34 - configure script supports --enable-documentation/--disable-documentation.
35 - Streamlined test/release toolchain.
363.1
37 - Shared libraries are now versioned by ABI: 3.1 instead of 3.1.0 etc.
38 - Threading behaviour is now documented, and can be queried.
39 - Version information available at compile time.
40 - Supports parameterized statements.
41 - Result tuples now support slicing.
42 - Configure with --with-tr1=boost to use BOOST shared_ptr.
43 - String conversion now has its own header file.
44 - Supports read-only transactions.
45 - Fixed breakage with Solaris "make".
46 - Uses shared_ptr if available.
47 - binarystring::str() is no longer cached; no longer returns reference.
48 - Fixed problems in Visual C++ Makefile for test suite.
49 - Fixed problems with RPM packaging.
50 - Fixed build problem on RedHat/CentOS 5.
51 - Lets you check whether a prepared statement has been defined.
52 - "Varargs" prepared statements.
53 - Unnamed prepared statements now supported.
54 - Results have iterator as well as const_iterator.
55 - Rewrite of robusttransaction logic; may actually do its job now.
56 - Connections support async query cancel from signal handler or thread.
57 - More documentation for performance features.
583.0
59 - Website is now at http://pqxx.org/ (no redirects)
60 - Completely replaced cursor classes
61 - More helpful error messages on failed connections
62 - More detailed hierarchy of constraint-violation exception classes
63 - trigger is now called notify_listener, trigger header is now notify-listen
64 - New mixin base class pqxx_exception distinguishes libpqxx exception types
65 - Quoting is back!  transaction_base::quote() & connection_base::quote()
66 - Several build & documentation problems with Visual C++ fixed
67 - Compile fixes for gcc 4.2, 4.3
68 - Compile fixes for Sun Studio Express 5.9
69 - Uses strlcpy() where available, instead of strncpy()
70 - Keeps better track of applicable text encodings
71 - Fixed bug with prepared statement parameters in separate C++ statements
72 - robusttransaction now works for multiple users
73 - Pipeline lets you cancel ongoing queries, e.g. because they run for too long
74 - Fixed broken escaping of binary values in tablewriter
75 - Floating-point types now represented with full precision
76 - Proper unit tests for new functionality
77 - New traits-based system for adding data types
78 - Floating-point infinities now supported
79 - Flushing/completing a pipeline now frees up the transaction for other use
80 - Completely reworked test suite, builds and runs much faster
81 - tablewriter supports writing of raw lines
822.6.9
83 - Removed old 1.x API (that means all identifiers with capital letters!)
84 - Tested with all current libpq versions and oldest/newest supported backends
85 - No longer have old OnCommit()/OnAbort()/OnDoubt() callbacks in transactor!
86 - Fixes failure when closing cursors with upper-case letters in their names
87 - Fixes bug when adding triggers to connections that aren't open yet
88 - Fixes bug when removing triggers
89 - Fixes small memory leak when preparing statements
90 - Fixes many problems with older backends
91 - Fixes bug in result::swap(): protocol versions were not swapped
92 - Some errors went undetected when using certain libpq versions
93 - Fixes prepared statements on new libpq versions talking to old backends
94 - Can estimate server version if libpq does not know how to obtain it
95 - Greatly reduced memory usage while escaping strings
96 - With Visual C++, creates lib/ directory if not already present
97 - Useful error messages when preparing statements
98 - Allows prepared statements to be registered explicitly
99 - Support for "long long" types; enable with PQXX_ALLOW_LONG_LONG macro
100 - Compilation errors for older libpq versions fixed
101 - Some new small utility classes for disabling notice processing etc.
102 - Result sets remember the queries that yielded them
103 - New test script, pqxx-fulltest, tests against all current postgres versions
104 - Connections can simulate failure
105 - Adds password encryption function
1062.6.8
107 - Fixes bug: binary parameters to prepared statements truncated at nul bytes
108 - New, more specific exception types to distinguish errors from server
109 - Resolved serious problems with generated reference documentation
110 - Automatically detect Windows socket library with MinGW
111 - Windows "make" fixed to run from main directory, not win32
112 - Fixes "mktemp" problems on some BSD-based platforms
113 - pqxx-config is deprecated; use pkg-config instead
114 - On GNU/Linux, uses poll() instead of select() to avoid file descriptor limit
115 - Will provide server and protocol version information where available
116 - New cursor class, absolute_cursor
1172.6.7
118 - New escape functions for binary data: transaction_base::esc_raw()
119 - Improved detection of socket libraries, especially for MinGW
120 - Works around bug in some versions of GNU grep 2.5.1
121 - Fixes problem with configuration headers
122 - Fixes PQprepare() detection
123 - Fixes incomplete Visual C++ Makefile
124 - Fixes compile error in workaround for older libpq versions
125 - Removes "rpath" link option
1262.6.6
127 - New, encoding-safe string-escaping functions
128 - Upper-case letters now allowed in prepared-statement names
129 - Fixes crash in test005
130 - More Visual C++ improvements
131 - Removed collaboration diagrams from reference docs
132 - New templating system for generating Windows Makefiles etc.
1332.6.5
134 - Visual C++ users: copy win32/common-sample to win32/common before editing it
135 - Should fix problems finding socket library on MinGW
136 - Even more work on Visual C++ problems
137 - Updated documentation for Visual C++ users
138 - Fixed bug in prepared statements (mostly visible on Visual C++)
139 - Nested transactions work harder to detect backend support
1402.6.4
141 - Massively improved compatibility with Windows and Visual C++
142 - Fixed late initialization of "direct" connection state
143 - Fixed problem with initialization of connection capabilities
144 - Fixed configuration bug for libpq in nonstandard locations
145 - Sample configuration header for libpq found in PostgreSQL 8.1
1462.6.3
147 - Radical rework of prepared statements; INCOMPATIBLE INTERFACE CHANGE!
148 - Dropped support for g++ 2.95
149 - Emulate prepared statements support on old libpq or old backend
150 - Bug fix: missing tutorial (release script now tests for this)
151 - Automatically links in socket library on Windows or Solaris, if needed
152 - Bug fix: check for std namespace didn't work
153 - Fixes for Cygwin/MSYS/MinGW
1542.6.2
155 - Bug fix: connection state was not set up properly in some common cases
156 - Bug fix: headers were installed in "include" instead of "include/pqxx"
157 - Bug fix: sqlesc(string) broke with multibyte or multiple encodings
158 - namedclass is now used as a virtual base; affects all subclass constructors
159 - Initial implementation of subtransactions
160 - Detect more connection capabilities
161 - Standard library namespace can be set from configure script's command line
162 - Completely reworked connection hierarchy, with separate policy objects
163 - Clients can now define their own connection policies
164 - Paved the way for client-defined thread synchronization
165 - Now lives at http://thaiopensource.org/development/libpqxx/
1662.6.1
167 - Hugely improved recognition of different strerror_r() versions
168 - Resolved link problems with gcc 4.0 and shared library
1692.6.0
170 - New macro PQXX_SHARED defines whether to use/build libpqxx as shared library
171 - Robusttransaction compatible with PostgreSQL 8.1
172 - Infrastructure for querying connection/backend capabilities at runtime
173 - Greatly improved cursor support
174 - Connection reactivation can be inhibited explicitly
175 - Tries even harder to make sense of conflicting strerror_r() definitions
176 - Detects connection failures that libpq glosses over
177 - Reference documentation grouped into more coherent sections
178 - Assumes strerror() is threadsafe on systems that have no strerror_r()
179 - Now allows connection's socket number to be queried
180 - New internal_error class for libpqxx-internal errors
181 - With Visual C++, doesn't redefine NOMINMAX if it is defined already
182 - Several compatibility improvements for Visual C++
183 - Fixes and workarounds for HP-UX and HP aCC compiler
184 - Phased old cursor interface out of test suite; tests ported to new interface
185 - Added documentation on thread safety
186 - New thread safety model
187 - Large objects have functions to tell current position
188 - Minor updates to tutorial (somebody pay me and I'll do more :)
189 - No longer needs libpq-fs.h header
190 - Meaningful error messages for ambiguous string conversions fixed
1912.5.6
192 - Support null parameters to prepared statements (use C-style char pointers)
1932.5.5
194 - Diagnoses connection failure during result transfer
195 - Fixes invalid -R link option in pqxx-config
1962.5.4
197 - Fix workaround code for older libpq versions without PQunescapeBytea()
198 - Work around grep bug in Fedora Core 4 that broke configure in UTF-8 locales
199 - In Visual C++, assume libpqxx is a DLL when linking to std library as DLL
200 - Missing documentation in distribution archive is back again
201 - Export fewer symbols from library binary with gcc 4.0
202 - Releases now automatically tested against gcc 4.0
203 - Meaningful link errors for additional ambiguous string conversions
204 - DLL symbol exports now automatically tested before each release
2052.5.3
206 - Greatly improved builds on MinGW with MSYS
207 - All known problems with MinGW fixed
208 - Fix bugs in stream classes that caused failures and crashes with STLport
209 - Detects and uses STLport automatically
2102.5.2
211 - Fix memory leaks
212 - Fix problems with NaN (not-a-number values) on some compilers
2132.5.1
214 - Fix configure script; broke when very recent libpqxx was already installed
215 - Fix cursor breakage when "long" is more than 32 bits
216 - Fix cases where new-style abort/doubt handlers are used
217 - Fix for division-by-zero error in Visual C++ (changed sample headers)
218 - Improved checking for strerror_r in configure script
219 - Fix for problem MinGW has with configure script
220 - Fix spurious failure of Oid check in configure script
2212.5.0
222 - Fix race condition in removing triggers
223 - Fix binary string conversion with older libpq
224 - Fix some error strings that may previously have come out wrong
225 - No longer includes any libpq headers while compiling client code
226 - Improved thread safety: avoid strerror() where possible
227 - Prepared statements
228 - Translate more error conditions to std::bad_alloc exception
229 - Clearer and more specific explanations for configuration failures
230 - Improved documentation
231 - Looks for standard library in global namespace as well as std
232 - Accepts standard C library in std namespace
233 - Release script automatically tests with a range of compilers, not just one
234 - Compatible with g++ 2.95 again; this time it's tested automatically
2352.4.4
236 - Fix problems building shared library in Visual C++
237 - Fix autobuild in Debian, which was broken by mistake in BSD grep workaround
238 - Fix conversion of string to floating-point type NaN
239 - Remove stray CVS directories from distribution archive
240 - Workaround for Visual C++ problem when issuing messages from destructors
241 - Yet more workarounds for Visual C++ bugs
242 - Fix situation where connection state might not be restored after failure
243 - Fix configuration problem on SunOS
244 - Network speedup in connection setup with pending variables and/or triggers
2452.4.3
246 - Yet more workarounds for bugs in Visual C++ .NET 2003
247 - Fixes for SunC++ 5.5
248 - On Visual C++, now defines NOMINMAX, fixing large object support
249 - Workaround for BSD grep
250 - Improvements for builds from CVS
251 - Sample config headers for Sun ONE Studio 8
2522.4.2
253 - Fix minor problems with Apple's version of g++ 3.3
254 - Fix problem with MingW on Windows
255 - Workarounds and fixes for Visual C++.NET 2003
256 - Renewed compatibility with g++ 2.95
257 - More sample configuration headers
258 - Updated reference documentation
259 - Removed assert code
2602.4.1
261 - Several bugs in icursor_iterator fixed; incompatible interface changes
262 - Tightens throw specifications on begin(), end(), size(), capacity()
263 - Containers define reference and pointer types
264 - Implements swap() in all container types
265 - Implements == and != in all container types
266 - Stabilizes new (but still limited) cursor interface
267 - icursor_iterator thinks purely in stride granularity
268 - Introduces </<=/>/>= comparisons for icursor_iterators
269 - Allows "adopted SQL cursors" in new cursor interface
270 - Reference-counting in binarystrings, so they can be copied (and efficiently)
271 - Fixes reference-to-temporary problem with std::reverse_iterator in results
272 - Result/tuple reverse_iterators no longer require std::reverse_iterator
273 - Includes some sample config headers (in config/sample-headers)
274 - Replaces iffy autoconf checks (avoid failures with maintainer mode's -Werror)
275 - Fixes incompatibility with some implementations of Unix "cut" program (again)
2762.4.0
277 - Fixes incompatibility with some implementations of Unix "cut" program
278 - Fixes "ptrdiff_t redefinition" problem in some environments
279 - More container-like tuples, so fields can be iterated
280 - All size_type types are now unsigned
281 - More conservative robusttransaction--thanks Tom Lane
282 - Stream-like extraction operator for result field conversion
283 - Warnings about deprecated headers now suppressed while compiling library
284 - Iterator constructors and copy assignments now have empty throw specs
2852.3.0
286 - Generates MinGW Makefile automatically
287 - Documents MinGW build
288 - Workaround for missing prepared-statement support
289 - Potential bug fixed in closing of connections
290 - Fixed incompatibility between new cursor streams and older backends
291 - Removed pqxxbench
2922.2.9
293 - Bugfix in removing trigger
294 - Added "failed connection" to regression test
295 - Some changes to throw specifications
296 - Putting libpq in its own namespace is optional
2972.2.8
298 - Moved libpq into pqxx::internal::pq namespace
299 - New config system separates compiler-related items from libpq-related ones
300 - Auto-generates Visual C++ Makefile, should always remain up-to-date now
3012.2.7
302 - Bugfix: from_string() didn't handle LONG_MIN--thanks Yannick Boivin
3032.2.6
304 - Complete "pipeline" rewrite, for better exception safety
305 - New garbage collection scheme for "result;" constructors now exception-free
3062.2.5
307 - First new cursor classes!
308 - Fixed strange failure in tablewriter during large insertions
309 - Updated tutorial
3102.2.4
311 - New utility class template, items<> for easy container initialization
312 - New utility function template, separated_list()
313 - Error handling bugfix in tablewriter
314 - Fixed tablereader handling of lines ending in empty fields
315 - tablereader lines no longer end in newline with old libpq versions
3162.2.3
317 - Trigger names no longer need to be proper identifiers
318 - Compile fixes for g++ 3.4.0 and other modern compilers
319 - Tablestreams may specify column lists
320 - Deprecated Quote() in favour of sqlesc(); improved quoting
321 - Fixed generation of libpqxx.spec
3222.2.2
323 - Bugfix in fieldstream w.r.t. reading strings on some systems
324 - Renamed config.h to internalconfig.h to avoid confusion
325 - New connection functions allow client to sleep until notification arrives
326 - Notification functions return number of notifications received
327 - Even fewer client-visible macros exported by libconfig.h
3282.2.1
329 - New, 2.x-style string conversions without locale problem
330 - Documentation improvements
331 - Implemented result::swap()
3322.2.0
333 - Installs to /usr/local by default, NOT to /usr/local/pqxx like before!
334 - Uses Postgres-provided script to find Postgres (thanks Peter Eisentraut)
335 - Which means no more configure arguments required on Irix (thanks Arjen Baart)
336 - Fixes long-standing bug in result class!
337 - New pipeline class for throughput optimization
338 - New field stream class: read result field as C++ stream
339 - Separate namespace pqxx::internal for definitions not relevant to the user
340 - More Windows compilation fixes
341 - SUN Workshop 6 compile fixes and workarounds (thanks Jon Meinecke)
342 - Implemented reverse_iterator for result class
343 - Checks for functional std::reverse_iterator template
344 - Preliminary Makefile for MinGW compiler (thanks Pasquale Fersini)
345 - Changed the way unique<> works
346 - Checks for functional std::count_if()
347 - Bugs fixed & test programs added
3482.1.3
349 - Makefile fixes for Visual C++, thanks Paresh Patel
350 - Library ABI versioning implemented, thanks Roger Leigh
351 - Uses old SQL isolation level syntax for compatibility, thanks koun@sina.com
352 - tablestreams can explicitly complete() before destructor
353 - Bugfix in robusttransaction: forgot to set isolation level
354 - Fixed off-by-ones in tablewriter escape code
355 - tablestreams now use \n-style escape sequences
356 - tablestreams support octal numbers
357 - Freely definable "null" strings in tablestreams, as originally intended
358 - Improved Debian packaging, thanks Roger Leigh
359 - tablestreams use libpq's new-style COPY functions, if available
360 - Extended automation of build/release procedure
361 - tablewriter writes in nonblocking mode to help hide communication latency
362 - Can get backend variables as well as set them
363 - More configuration macro cleanups
364 - Workaround for missing clear() in standard string
365 - Merry Christmas!
3662.1.2
367 - Compile fix for gcc libstdc++ 2.9, thanks Jaroslaw Staniek
368 - Moved deprecated functions below current ones
369 - Cleanups for Debian packaging (thanks Roger Leigh, new Debian maintainer!)
370 - Updated authors listings
371 - Bumped ABI version number for the first time (now 2:0:1)
3722.1.1
373 - More workarounds for gcc 2.95
374 - Automated tools keep test makefiles up to date
3752.1.0
376 - Asynchronous connections
377 - Fixed configure --includedir option (thanks Ray Dassen!)
378 - Compile fixes for SUN Workshop 6, and one for gcc on FreeBSD 4.8
3792.0.0
380 - New stable release!
381 - Includes all changes since 1.5 release.
382 - Workarounds for Microsoft Visual C++ 7 problems.  Thanks Costin Musteata!
383 - No longer need to define PQXX_NO_PARTIAL_CLASS_TEMPLATE_SPECIALISATION
384 - Integrated Windows configuration into regular configuration
385 - Only uses #warning if preprocessor supports it
386 - Works on libpq versions without PQ[un]escapeBytea()
3871.9.9
388 - Minor documentation changes
3891.9.8
390 - Workaround for compile problem with postgres 7.3
391 - Convenience typedef for transaction<>: "work"
3921.9.7
393 - binarystring rewritten and moved to its own file
394 - binarystring::size() does not include terminating null byte!
395 - Implemented escaping of binary strings
396 - Fix in workaround for missing numeric_limits on some compilers
397 - String conversion supported for unsigned char *
398 - More helpful link errors for unsupported string conversions
399 - Complete test coverage
4001.9.6
401 - Fixes in "field table" support
402 - Improved coexistence with client program's config.h, if any
403 - Prefixed autoconf macros used in headers with "PQXX_"
4041.9.5
405 - Header file contents moved to .hxx files for editor filetype recognition
406 - Fixes wrong timestamp for include/pqxx/result in 1.9.4 distribution
4071.9.4
408 - Fixes Visual C++ build problem when compiling as library
4091.9.3
410 - Quick release for various minor changes
4111.9.2
412 - Renamed most public member functions to all-lower-case names
413 - <pqxx/all> (previously <pqxx/all.h> is now called <pqxx/pqxx>
4141.9.1
415 - tablestream destructor crashed if table didn't exist (thanks Sean [Rogers?])
416 - Renamed all header files to remove ".h" suffix
417 - Tables created by regression test now prefixed with "pqxx" for safety
418 - Large objects now considered stable
419 - Migrated tutorial from SGML to DocBook XML (thanks Wichert Akkerman)
420 - Added tests 57-59
421 - Fixed compile error in largeobject
422 - Updated Windows makefiles
4231.9.0
424 - EVERYTHING HAS CHANGED.  Read the list or run into trouble!
425 - CURSOR HAS INCOMPATIBLE CHANGES AND MAY BE REPLACED COMPLETELY
426 - CACHEDRESULT HAS INCOMPATIBLE CHANGES (won't compile without changes)
427 - REVISE YOUR TRANSACTORS; now templatized on transaction type
428 - Finally got license file in order
429 - Incompatible change in setting transactor quality of service
430 - Cursors require serializable isolation level (checked at link time)
431 - Renamed Connection_base to connection_base, Connection to connection,
432   LazyConnection to lazyconnection
433 - Renamed LargeObject to largeobject, LargeObjectAccess to largeobjectaccess
434 - Renamed Noticer to noticer
435 - Renamed Trigger to trigger
436 - Renamed Result to result, Tuple to tuple, Field to field
437 - Renamed Unique<> to unique<>
438 - Renamed CachedResult to cachedresult
439 - Transformed Transaction Taxonomy (TTT):
440 - Renamed Transaction_base to transaction_base
441 - Renamed Transaction to transaction
442 - Renamed Transactor to transactor<> (now a template)
443 - Implemented transaction isolation levels as compile-time static properties
444 - transaction and robusttransaction now templatized on their isolation levels
445 - cachedresult requires serializable isolation level (checked at link time)
446 - Now need to include pqxx/transactor.h yourself if you need transactors
447 - Large objects require real backend transaction at compile time
448 - New type oid and constant oid_none for row identifiers resp. null oid
449 - Added some forgotten PQXX_LIBEXPORTs
450 - Tweaked documentation in many places
4511.8.1
452 - By popular request: more convenient way to read field values
453 - Documented locale sensitivity of ToString(), FromString(), Field::to()
4541.8.0
455 - Compiles on gcc 2.95 again (heavy streambuf workarounds in largeobject.h)
456 - ConnectionItf renamed to Connection_base, TransactionItf to Transaction_base
457 - connectionitf.h is now connection_base.h, transactionitf.h connection_base.h
4581.7.8
459 - BinaryString class for unescaping bytea strings
460 - PQAlloc template keeps track of libpq-allocated objects
461 - Removed some consts in Unique<>, ConnectionItf, sorry!
462 - Can now set session variables on connections, transactions
4631.7.7
464 - ./configure also looks for postgres in /usr/local/pgsql
465 - test007 now uses SQL_ASCII as its test encoding
466 - integrated Greg Hookey's Debian packaging
4671.7.6
468 - added postgres library (libpq) to dynamic link path
4691.7.5
470 - added test052 - test055
471 - added Result::Tuple::ColumnNumber()
472 - also test setting of client encodings
473 - removed superfluous versions of to_file() from large object classes
4741.7.4
475 - new exception class, sql_error, remembers query text
476 - moved exception classes to new file include/pqxx/except.h
477 - test cases report texts of any failed queries
478 - added tools/rmlo.cxx
4791.7.3
480 - default constructors for connection classes
481 - revamped seeking operations on large objects
482 - better error messages in large objects
483 - added test050, test051
4841.7.2
485 - more workarounds for Sun CC 5.1, thanks Jeroen van Erp!
486 - preliminary support for "named" queries
487 - can now Quote() string constants
488 - included Doxyfile in distribution archive
489 - helps avoid Windows memory allocation problem in DLLs
490 - allows setting of client character set encoding
4911.7.1
492 - regenerated documentation
4931.7.0
494 - removed all deprecated features
495 - connection string documentation in README
496 - separate Connection, LazyConnection classes
497 - made test001 more concise
498 - added test049
4991.6.4
500 - configure script now respects different std namespace
5011.6.3
502 - olostream, lostream now flush themselves before closing
503 - fixed compilation problems when using ToString<>() on a plain char *
504 - compilation fixes for Sun compiler (thanks Jeroen van Erp!)
505 - added .pc file for pkgconfig (thanks Ray Dassen!)
5061.6.2
507 - Debian packaging added to distribution archive
508 - new ilostream, olostream, lostream classes
5091.6.1
510 - large object's cunlink() replaced by remove()
511 - default constructor for LargeObject
5121.6.0
513 - new large objects interface
514 - added test048
5151.5.0
516 - allow result fields to be written to streams
517 - removed confusing CachedResult::clear()
518 - minor documentation updates
519 - added test046, test047
520 - added <pqxx/all.h> convenience header
5211.4.5
522 - fixed crash CachedResult that was less shallow than I thought
523 - fixed quoting problem with adopted SQL cursors
5241.4.4
525 - (forgot to save cursor.cxx with new constructor in 1.4.4, sorry)
5261.4.3
527 - all tests now have three-digit numbers
528 - Cursor can adopt SQL cursor returned by a function
5291.4.2
530 - bugfix in CachedResult when accessing empty Results
531 - minor documentation improvements
5321.4.1
533 - documents new homepage: http://pqxx.tk/
534 - Connection constructor accepts null connect string
535 - Exec() now also takes queries as C++ strings
5361.4.0
537 - Connection::IsOpen() renamed to is_open()
538 - NoticeProcessor replaced by Noticer (with C++ linkage)
5391.3.7:
540 - detects nasty rare problem case with Cursors in unknown positions
5411.3.6:
542 - fixed detection of missing PQescapeString().  Thanks David Wright!
543v1.3.5:
544 - documented Windows build procedure
545 - fixed problem with upper-case letters in cursor names.  Thanks key88!
5462003-01-19 16:00, v1.3.4:
547 - support long double type
548 - clarified some error messages
5492003-01-08 18:45, v1.3.3:
550 - fix missing include in test13
5512003-01-07 02:30, v1.3.2:
552 - configure looks for postgres includes/library in more places, thanks Ray!
5532003-01-02 23:00, v1.3.1:
554 - bugfix in Cursor positioning
5552003-01-02 20:30, v1.3.0:
556 - absolute positioning for Cursor
557 - better documentation on cursors
558 - reduced, but improved test suite output
5592002-12-23 17:30, v1.2.8:
560 - Cursor::Move() returns number of rows skipped
561 - new typedef Cursor::size_type
5622002-12-14 23:30, v1.2.7:
563 - test suite now distinguishes expected errors from unexpected ones
5642002-12-09 20:00, v1.2.6:
565 - fixed some Cursor test cases for change in postgres 7.3
566 - added important warning to Cursor
5672002-12-09 02:00, v1.2.5:
568 - added important warning to CachedResult
5692002-12-08 14:14, v1.2.4:
570 - fixed compile error on some systems in include/pqxx/util.h
5712002-12-04 12:00, v1.2.3:
572 - workaround for broken <sys/select.h> on some systems
573 - fixed Quote() bug
5742002-12-03 01:30, v1.2.2:
575 - fixed serious CachedResult bug
576 - added test41
5772002-12-02 17:00, v1.2.1:
578 - hopefully fixed cursor bug with PostgreSQL 7.3
5792002-12-01 22:00, v1.2.0:
580 - new CachedResult class
5812002-11-07 13:15, v1.1.4:
582 - workaround for missing InvalidOid definition
5832002-10-23 16:00, v1.1.3:
584 - Cursor & TableStream hierarchy now work on any transaction type
585 - get no. of affected rows & oid of inserted row from Result
586 - increased test coverage
5872002-10-21 01:30, v1.1.2:
588 - updated build procedure
589 - Debian packaging improvements
5902002-09-25 03:00, v1.1.1:
591 - supports activating/deactivating of connections
592 - various Connection getters now activate deferred connection first
5932002-09-23 01:00, v1.1.0:
594 - supports lazy connections (added 19 test cases just for these)
595 - greatly reduced performance overhead for RobustTransaction
596 - removed id field from RobustTransaction's transaction log tables
5972002-09-14 20:00, v1.0.1:
598 - now lives on GBorg
599 - various packaging updates
6002002-06-12 17:30, v0.5.1:
601 - no longer have to destroy one transaction before creating the next
6022002-06-07 17:15, v0.5.0:
603 - "make install" now finally installs headers!
604 - distribution now includes SGML (DocBook) version of tutorial
6052002-06-04 15:00, v0.4.4:
606 - may now have multiple triggers with same name on single connection
6072002-06-02 23:00, v0.4.3:
608 - fixed TableReader problem with \t and \n
6092002-06-01 21:00, v0.4.2:
610 - hopefully fixes compile problem with broken std::iterator
611 - configure no longer requires --with-postgres-include=/usr/include/postgresql
6122002-05-29 22:00, v0.4.1:
613 - can now also handle bool, unsigned char, short field types
6142002-05-27 22:30, v0.4.0:
615 - RENAMED Transactor::TRANSACTIONTYPE to argument_type for STL conformance
616 - RENAMED Result::Field::name() to Name()
617 - documentation improvements
618 - minor optimizations
6192002-05-18 00:00, v0.3.1:
620 - removed broken postgres_fe.h dependency (hopefully permanent fix)
6212002-05-12 22:45, v0.3.0:
622 - also looks for postgres_fe.h in postgres' internal/ directory (tmp fix)
6232002-05-05 01:30, v0.2.3:
624 - extensive build instructions in README
625 - make check now controlled through PG environment variables
6262002-05-04 19:30, v0.2.2:
627 - more STL conformance
628 - fixed regression test
629 - test6 now copies "orgevents" to "events" by default
6302002-04-28 23:45 Version bumped to 0.2
6312002-04-28 23:45 Self-generated distribution archive
6322002-04-27 14:20 Replaced automake symlinks with actual files
6332002-04-07 02:30 Released with configure script
6342002-03-29 01:15 Not yet released.  Still integrating autogen stuff...
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