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Firebird for Mac (64-bit)

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Download Firebird 2.5.1 (64-bit)

  -  13.96 MB  -  Open Source

What's new in this version:

- The SQLSTATE code has been made available as a PSQL context variable, for use in WHEN .. exception blocks, in the same manner as GDSCODE and SQLCODE
- Now it is possible to write to global temporary tables in a read-only database
- Diagnostics for internal trace errors were improved
- The fbtracemgr utility will now do a periodic flush to output
- Performance of gbak restore at the data insertion stages has improved
- Conversions between BLOBs and other data types can now be effected in the API functions
- The Services API now supports the "metadata-only" restore
- A "silent install" switch has been implemented for make install on POSIX
- The unused bytes of VARCHAR values in the message buffer are now set to zero
- The actual record compression ratio is now estimated in the optimizer
- The MON$STATEMENT_ID value now stays constant among monitoring snapshots
- The SO_KEEPALIVE option on the client TCP socket will now be set, as a measure to guard against aggressive timing out of sockets by newer Windows systems
- Lock Manager can now cancel waits that become interminable
- A platform port of v.2.5.1 for HPPA has been done for both Linux and Alpha

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