Firebird News

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Lionel Elie Mamane committed a patch related to this issue tdf#101789 : Firebird 3 - fails to build on OSX 10.11.x with clang

Lionel Elie Mamane committed a patch related to this issue tdf#101789 Firebird 3 - fails to build on OSX 10.11.x with clang.

It has been pushed to "master": tdf#101789 work around DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH limitations on newer MacOS X.

An alternative fix has been in place ever since Stephan Bergmann commit " Allow external/firebird to be built with a custom SHELL under Mac OS X 10.11".

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Bunth Tamás commited a few patches related to Firebird driver

Tamás committed a patch related to tdf#74172 issue.
Ensure prepared while setting numeric
It has been pushed to "master":
It will be available in 5.3.0. The patch should be included in the daily builds available at http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours.
More information about daily builds can be found at: http://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Testing_Daily_Builds
Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.

Another commit is just code refactoring : get table name from resultset simply. There is a much simpler way to access table name in ResultSetMetadata in Firebird sdbc.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Bunth Tamás commited a patch for LibreOffice bug #74172 : use DECIMAL and NUMERIC data types

 Bunth Tamás commited  a patch for bug #74172 use DECIMAL and NUMERIC data types

From the list a of Firebird integration blockers there are only a few left

Listed blockers:
  bug 69949 - table editor should support the autoincrement
  bug 71009 - relationship management not implemented in GUI
  bug 71251 - Creating table from default choices via wizard fails
  bug 74019 - Any table or select query having more than 10 fields fails
  bug 74172 - no data type DECIMAL/NUMERIC 
  bug 76072 - view creation not implemented