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E.203. Release 7.4.24

Release date: 2009-02-02

This release contains a variety of fixes from 7.4.23. For information about new features in the 7.4 major release, see Section E.227.

E.203.1. Migration to Version 7.4.24

A dump/restore is not required for those running 7.4.X. However, if you are upgrading from a version earlier than 7.4.11, see Section E.216.

E.203.2. Changes

  • Improve handling of URLs in headline() function (Teodor)

  • Improve handling of overlength headlines in headline() function (Teodor)

  • Prevent possible Assert failure or misconversion if an encoding conversion is created with the wrong conversion function for the specified pair of encodings (Tom, Heikki)

  • Avoid unnecessary locking of small tables in VACUUM (Heikki)

  • Fix uninitialized variables in contrib/tsearch2's get_covers() function (Teodor)

  • Fix bug in to_char()'s handling of TH format codes (Andreas Scherbaum)

  • Make all documentation reference pgsql-bugs and/or pgsql-hackers as appropriate, instead of the now-decommissioned pgsql-ports and pgsql-patches mailing lists (Tom)