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From: Devrim GUNDUZ <devrim(at)gunduz(dot)org>
To: press(at)PostgreSQL(dot)org
Cc: PostgreSQL WWW Mailing List <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: New News Entry
Date: 2004-03-11 07:28:44
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Ok, approved.

Regards, Devrim

On Thu, 11 Mar 2004, World Wide Web Owner wrote:

> A new entry has been added to the news database.
> Database Admin:
> Submitted by: press(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Headline: PostgreSQL 7.4.2 Released
> Summary:
> 7.4.2, a \"bugfix\" release in the 7.4 version branch, is now available.  Please note that this upgrade requires some additional steps.   
> Story:
> After several fixes were backpatches to the 7_4_STABLE branch, we have now
> released a 7.4.2.  As the list of Changes since 7.4.2 is quite small, they
> are included in this email:
> <p>
> WARNING: Unlike most minor versions, this version does require some updates to the
> pg_* system tables.  Full instructions for how to do this are included in
> the full HISTORY file.  <i>Do not upgrade without reading these instructions</i>
> <p>
>      * Fix pg_statistics alignment bug that could crash optimizer<br>
>      * Allow non-super users to update pg_settings<br>
>      * Fix several optimizer bugs, most of which led to \"variable not
>        found in subplan target lists\" errors<br>
>      * Avoid out-of-memory failure during startup of large multiple index
>        scan<br>
>      * Fix multibyte problem that could lead to \"out of memory\" error
>        during \"COPY IN\"<br>
>      * Fix problems with \"SELECT INTO\" / \"CREATE TABLE AS\" from tables
>        without OIDs<br>
>      * Fix problems with \"alter_table\" regression test during parallel
>        testing<br>
>      * Fix problems with hitting open file limit, especially on OS X
>        (Tom)<br>
>      * Partial fix for Turkish-locale issues<br>
>      * Make pg_dump set client encoding on restore<br>
>      * Other minor pg_dump fixes<br>
>      * Allow ecpg to again use C keywords as column names (Michael)<br>
>      * Fix ecpg crash for queries calling set-returning functions (Michael)<br>
>      * Various other ecpg fixes (Michael)<br>
>      * Fixes for Borland compiler<br>
>      * Thread build improvements (Bruce)<br>
>      * Various other build fixes<br>
>      * Various JDBC fixes<br>
> <p>
> As always, this release is <a href=\"\">available on all our mirrors.</a>        
> <p>
> And, thanks to David Fetter, is also <a href=\"\">available via BitTorrent.</a>        
> ---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
> TIP 4: Don't 'kill -9' the postmaster

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