Release date: 2007-01-08
This release contains a variety of fixes from 8.0.9. For information about new features in the 8.0 major release, see Section E.274.
A dump/restore is not required for those running 8.0.X. However, if you are upgrading from a version earlier than 8.0.6, see Section E.268.
Improve handling of
getaddrinfo() on AIX (Tom)
This fixes a problem with starting the statistics collector, among other things.
Fix “failed to
re-find parent key” errors in
Fix race condition for truncation of a large relation
across a gigabyte boundary by
Fix bugs affecting multi-gigabyte hash indexes (Tom)
Fix possible deadlock in Windows signal handling (Teodor)
Fix error when constructing an
ARRAY made up of multiple empty
Fix ecpg memory leak during connection (Michael)
to_char(numeric) are now
IMMUTABLE, for new initdb installs (Tom)
This is because
lc_numeric can potentially change the
output of these functions.
Improve index usage of regular expressions that use parentheses (Tom)
This improves psql
\d performance also.
Update timezone database
This affects Australian and Canadian daylight-savings rules in particular.