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E.62. Release 8.1.10

Release date: 2007-09-17

This release contains a variety of fixes from 8.1.9. For information about new features in the 8.1 major release, see Section E.72.

E.62.1. Migration to Version 8.1.10

A dump/restore is not required for those running 8.1.X. However, if you are upgrading from a version earlier than 8.1.2, see the release notes for 8.1.2.

E.62.2. Changes

  • Prevent index corruption when a transaction inserts rows and then aborts close to the end of a concurrent VACUUM on the same table (Tom)

  • Make CREATE DOMAIN ... DEFAULT NULL work properly (Tom)

  • Allow the interval data type to accept input consisting only of milliseconds or microseconds (Neil)

  • Speed up rtree index insertion (Teodor)

  • Fix excessive logging of SSL error messages (Tom)

  • Fix logging so that log messages are never interleaved when using the syslogger process (Andrew)

  • Fix crash when log_min_error_statement logging runs out of memory (Tom)

  • Fix incorrect handling of some foreign-key corner cases (Tom)

  • Prevent REINDEX and CLUSTER from failing due to attempting to process temporary tables of other sessions (Alvaro)

  • Update the time zone database rules, particularly New Zealand's upcoming changes (Tom)

  • Windows socket improvements (Magnus)

  • Suppress timezone name (%Z) in log timestamps on Windows because of possible encoding mismatches (Tom)

  • Require non-superusers who use /contrib/dblink to use only password authentication, as a security measure (Joe)