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PostgreSQL v7.3.2 Released

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: pgsql-announce(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: PostgreSQL v7.3.2 Released
Date: 2003-02-05 18:06:42
Message-ID: 20030205140243.U63349@hub.org (view raw or flat)
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G'day ...

  This is just a quick announcement that v7.3.2 has been tag'd (REL7_3_2),
and released, to address several problems found with v7.3.1.  This release
addresses several overrun and memory leak issues that were found in recent
weeks, so it is highly recommended that those running the v7.3.1 branch
upgrade at their earliest convience.


Major changes in this release are, as listed in the HISTORY file:

   Restore creation of OID column in CREATE TABLE AS / SELECT INTO
   Fix pg_dump core dump when dumping views having comments
   Dump DEFERRABLE/INITIALLY DEFERRED constraints properly
   Fix UPDATE when child table's column numbering differs from parent
   Increase default value of max_fsm_relations
   Fix problem when fetching backwards in a cursor for a single-row query
   Make backward fetch work properly with cursor on SELECT DISTINCT query
   Fix problems with loading pg_dump files containing contrib/lo usage
   Fix problem with all-numeric user names
   Fix possible memory leak and core dump during disconnect in libpgtcl
   Make plpython's spi_execute command handle nulls properly (Andrew Bosma)
   Adjust plpython error reporting so that its regression test passes again
   Work with bison 1.875
   Handle mixed-case names properly in plpgsql's %type (Neil)
   Fix core dump in pltcl when executing a query rewritten by a rule
   Repair array subscript overruns (per report from Yichen Xie)
   Reduce MAX_TIME_PRECISION from 13 to 10 in floating-point case
   Correctly case-fold variable names in per-database and per-user settings
   Fix coredump in plpgsql's RETURN NEXT when SELECT into record returns
        no rows
   Fix outdated use of pg_type.typprtlen in python client interface
   Correctly handle fractional seconds in timestamps in JDBC driver
   Improve performance of getImportedKeys() in JDBC
   Make shared-library symlinks work standardly on HPUX (Giles)
   Repair inconsistent rounding behavior for timestamp, time, interval
   SSL negotiation fixes (Nathan Mueller)
   Make libpq's ~/.pgpass feature work when connecting with PQconnectDB
   Update my2pg, ora2pg
   Translation updates
   Add casts between types lo and oid in contrib/lo
   fastpath code now checks for privilege to call function

This release is backwards compability to the previous v7.3.x releases, and
does not require a dump/restore to upgrade ...

This release can be found on all mirrors, as well as the main site, under:

			/pub/source/v7.3.2

Please submit any bug reports for this release to

   		     pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org





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