DBD::PG 2.18.0 released

From: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)endpoint(dot)com>
To: pgsql-announce(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: DBD::PG 2.18.0 released
Date: 2011-03-30 15:30:07
Message-ID: 20110330153007.GD7412@core.home
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Version 2.18.0 of DBD::Pg, the Perl interface to Postgres,
has just been released. This fixes some important memory leaks,
adds a true cancel() method (per DBI spec), and fixes some
other minor bugs.

The new version is available from CPAN, of course. Checksums:

4a14e9a160544dea9d6d9e5d9d241703 DBD-Pg-2.18.0.tar.gz
af86fc2a8fac98cef69284688df5c9dd07cf9cb0 DBD-Pg-2.18.0.tar.gz

The complete list of changes:

Version 2.18.0 Released March 28, 2011 (subversion r14081)

- Thanks to 123people.com for sponsoring work on this release [GSM]

- Fix memory leak when binding arrays [GSM] (CPAN bug #65734)

- Fix memory leak with ParamValues. [Martin J. Evans] (CPAN bug #60863)

- New cancel() method per DBI spec. [Eric Simon] (CPAN bug #63516)

- Fix memory leak in handle_old_async (missing PQclear)
[Rainer Weikusat] (CPAN bug #63408)

- Fix memory leak in pg_db_cancel (missing PQclear)
[Rainer Weikusat] (CPAN bug #63441)

- Mark pg_getcopydata strings as UTF8 as needed (CPAN bug #66006)

- Function dequote_bytea returning void should not try to return something
[Dagobert Michelsen] (CPAN bug #63497)

- Fix the number of tests to skip in t/01connect.t when the $DBI_DSN
environment variable lacks a database specification. [David E. Wheeler]

- Fix algorithm for skipping tests in t/06bytea.t when running on a version
of PostgreSQL lower than 9.0. [David E. Wheeler]

- Small tweaks to get tests working when compiled against Postgres 7.4
(CPAN bug #61713) [GSM]

- Fix failing test when run as non-superuser [GSM] (CPAN bug #61534)

Greg Sabino Mullane greg(at)endpoint(dot)com
End Point Corporation
PGP Key: 0x14964AC8

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