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Miscellaneous Improvements

Connections Limit Raised
Better Error Diagnosis
ICU Version Upgraded
Internal Debug Info Made Human-readable
A Silly Message is Replaced
New Pseudocolumn RDB$RECORD_VERSION
systemd init Scripts

Miscellaneous engine improvements include.-

Connections Limit Raised

Paul Beach

(CORE-4439) :: Maximum connections (FD_SETSIZE) on Windows Superserver and Superclassic was raised from 1024 to 2048.

Better Error Diagnosis

Dmitry Yemanov

(CORE-3881) :: The error reported for index/constraint violations has been extended to include the problematic key value.

ICU Version Upgraded

Adriano dos Santos Fernandes

(CORE-2224) :: The ICU version was upgraded to v.52.1.

Internal Debug Info Made Human-readable

Vlad Khorsun

A new BLOB filter translates internal debug information into text.

A Silly Message is Replaced

Claudio Valderrama C.

A silly message sent by the parser when a reference to an undefined object was encountered was replaced with one that tells it like it really is.

New Pseudocolumn RDB$RECORD_VERSION

Adriano dos Santos Fernandes

A pseudocolumn named RDB$RECORD_VERSION returns the number of the transaction that created the current record version.

It is retrieved the same way as RDB$DB_KEY, i.e., select RDB$RECORD_VERSION from aTable where...

systemd init Scripts

Alex Peshkov

systemd init scripts are available in Firebird 3 POSIX installers. See Tracker ticket CORE-4085.

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