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January 02, 2005
Release notes:
(Please read the Changelog for details)

Bug fixes
  • Design Time support:
    • Fixed DTE creation when there are more than one Visual Studio instance.
    • Fixed problems when trying to add more than one FbDataAdapter at design time using the Wizard.
  • General:
    • Fixed globalization issues.
    • Fixed bug on StatementBase.Release method.
    • Fixed .NET Encoding class usage.
    • Fixed incorrect chck in the FbCommandBuilder class.
    • Fixed FbDataReader.GetString calls when the field has BIGINT data type.
Initial support for Guid data type (Mapped to a CHAR(16) CHARACTER OCTETS field in firebird)

Added initial DDL autocommit support to the FbbatchExecution class.
December 26, 2004
The full release of Firebird 1.5.2 for Linux and Windows has been placed into the production download area. For links to your preferred kit, please visit the Downloads page. These kits are the same build (4731) that was released as RC5. Release notes are here. Enjoy!!!
December 25, 2004
Firebird v.1.5 release candidate Classic kits for HPUX-11 and Solaris Sparc platforms, along with v.1.0.3 Superserver and Classic kits for Solaris Sparc, are ready for download and testing in the pre-release area. The HPUX port is by Paul Beach, the Solaris ports by Huw Jones.
December 13, 2004
Latest — and hopefully last — beta build (4731) of Firebird 1.5.2 is now available in our pre-release area for download and final testing. Updated point release notes can be read on-line or downloaded.

Please submit any problem descriptions directly to the Firebird-devel list: we don't want beta problems in the bug tracker.
December 05, 2004
The latest Jaybird driver point release 1.5.5 is now available. If there are no showstoppers in this version, it will be the last v.1.5 point release. Coming next will be v.1.6, with Services API support.
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