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DBD::Pg version 3.6.0 released

Greg Sabino Mullane
April 26, 2017 02:51
DBD::Pg version 3.6.0 released
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Version 3.6.0 of DBD::Pg, the Perl DBI driver for PostgreSQL, is
now available. This release fixes some bugs, adds some new 
functions, and makes some behavior changes with regards to 
returned data types. Also note that the canonical git repo is now:

Version 3.6.0 of DBD::Pg can be downloaded here:


f1c4819acb15c2e2e5650e3571f74ba9  DBD-Pg-3.6.0.tar.gz
3e02e946253fd62d48868a9bdd12a9c7a4d7208e  DBD-Pg-3.6.0.tar.gz

Complete list of changes:

Version 3.6.0  Released April 17, 2017 (git tag 3.6.0)

  - Make sure we do not inadvertently modify the string passed to prepare() when 
    doing the new backslash escape manipulation.
    [Greg Sabino Mullane]
    (CPAN ticket #114000)

  - Fix bug where $DBD::Pg::DBDPG_DEFAULT not picked up as a magic 
    string first time it is used in a script.
    [Greg Sabino Mullane]
    (CPAN ticket #112309)

  - Fix UTF8 flag handling in pg_(get|put)copydata
    [Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker]

  - Fix UTF8 double-encoding with pg_enable_utf8 = 0
    [Serge Pushkin]
    (CPAN ticket #103137)

  - Fix bug in quote_name which would fail to quote in some circumstances
    (Github Issue #22)

  - Allow clean parsing of new Postgres X.Y version format
    [Erik Rijkers    er at]

  - Add pg_canonical_ids() and pg_canonical_names(), which returns information 
    about each column in the result set.
    [Warstone    warstone at]
    (CPAN ticket #106858)

  - Map SQL_NUMERIC to PG_NUMERIC (instead of PG_FLOAT8)
    [Alice Maz    alice at]
    (CPAN ticket #120358)

  - Force real, float, and double precision into SvNVs
    [Greg Sabino Mullane]
    (CPAN ticket #113683 and other places)

  - Support for number of rows greater than an "int". Requires support for same 
    from a future version of libpq before it will work completely.
    [Greg Sabino Mullane]
    (CPAN ticket #102444)

  - Fix skipped test counts in Win32 builds
    [Andy Grundman]

  - Allow tests to work against Postgres 8.4 by tweaking client_encoding calls.
    [Pavel Raiskup    praiskup at]
    (CPAN ticket #116179)

  - Silence warnings in t/02attribs.t and t/04misc.t
    [Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker]

  - Support binary COPY format
    [Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker]

  - Ensure tests do not use $ENV{PGSERVICE} or $ENV{PGDATABASE}
    [Erik Rijkers]

  - Switched canonical repo to git://

- -- 
Greg Sabino Mullane
PGP Key: 0x14964AC8 201704251244

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