Congrats on the new release! As a maintainer myself, I know all about
On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 10:04:19PM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
> This is the long-sought svn roll-up release. It has many changes,
> detailed below, but none of them break the library's API or ABI, so you
> can drop this in on top of an existing 3.1.0 build and expect it to just
> continue working.
> There are some new features in this release, but I expect most of you
> will only notice that it now builds out of the box on newer platforms
> without annoying GCC warnings about missing #includes.
> Changes since 3.1.0:
> o References to MySQL 5.1 have been replaced with 5.6, that
> being the current GA release.
> o All Windows builds now assume you're using Connector/C 6.1
> instead of having installed the MySQL server on your machine
> just to get development files. If you are running a MySQL
> server on your development machine and don't want to install
> Connector/C just to make MySQL++ happy, see the README-*.txt
> file for your platform to get instructions on fixing the paths
> so the build system finds the development files under the MySQL
> server directory.
> o The generated VC++ 2008 project files now assume you want 64-bit
> executables. (It is 2013 now, after all.)
> Since the VC++ 2005 project files continue to be configured for
> 32-bit builds, the easiest way to get a 32-bit project in VC++
> 2008+ is to import the VC++ *2005* project files, rather than
> adjust the build target settings of all 44 vc2008/*.vcproj
> files within the IDE.
> See README-Visual-C++.txt for more on this change.
> o Added Query::replacefrom(): like insertfrom() but it uses
> REPLACE statements instead of INSERT. Patch by Adrian Cornish.
> o Added support for SQL "unsigned float" columns. Patch by
> Leonardo Lang.
> o Added "abicheck" top-level build target, which runs the
> ISPRAS ABI checker tool (http://goo.gl/e19lD) against
> a predecided "ABI-stable" version of MySQL++, comparing it
> against the current version. This should help avoid future
> unplanned ABI breakages, as happened between 3.0.9 and 3.1.0.
> We have chosen not to revert those changes that broke the ABI,
> but instead have chosen to accept the 3.1.0 ABI as the new
> stable ABI for the rest of the 3.x series. Running the ABI
> checker is now part of the release process, so we should not
> change the ABI again until 4.0!
> o The Query::insert() and replace() overloads that take a pair
> of iterators now work with containers that only provide forward
> iterators. Idea by Adrian Cornish.
> o Using libtool again on Autotools systems. It gives us
> relocatable libraries, which is needed in some linking
> situations. Patch by Adrian Cornish.
> o VC++ release builds now have optimization enabled. This might
> also affect other toolchains that create separate Debug and
> Release builds, if Bakefile obeys the directive for those
> systems. (Such as, perhaps, Xcode.) Initial patch by Matthew
> o Fixed a crash in CommandLine mechanism when the usage message is
> called up for programs that have no "extra" parameter and
> corresponding usage appendage. Initial patch by "Crazy Pete".
> o Query::storein() now tolerates empty result sets, due either to
> DBMS failure or passing a query that never returns results,
> such as INSERT.
> o Exposed DBDriver::result_empty() as Query::result_empty(). We
> did this primarily because it was needed as a helper for the
> previous fix, but it could also be useful more broadly.
> o Added -Wextra to the pedantic build flags.
> o Fixed the "escape" manipulator so it will work with Null<>
> wrapped types. Patch by "Kemet".
> o ssqls2parse now depends on libmysqlpp. (It wasn't getting
> relinked when you changed the library.)
> o The configure script's test for the existence of mysql_ssl_set()
> got broken by a change in the mysql_loc.m4 test, causing it to
> always return "no" even if the platform's MySQL C API library did
> have the function. Therefore, the SslOption could never be set.
> Fixes this bug: stackoverflow.com/questions/7794408
> o Fixed a missing a "buried headers" ifdef wrapper for
> type_info.cpp. Patch provided by Xavier Richez.
> o We now export the DBDriver class from the MySQL++ DLL when
> building on Windows. Client programs can now access it directly,
> instead of being able to access only the fields and members
> exposed through Connection and Query. Fix suggested by Xavier
> o MinGW builds no longer require that you manually create an import
> library for the MySQL C API DLL from a .def file we provide,
> which would inevitably get outdated. We can now link directly to
> the DLL, and rely on the MinGW linker to figure out the imports.
> o Split the -l flags out of LDFLAGS in the userman's example
> Makefiles. They're now in LDLIBS, which causes them to be
> put after -o $(EXE) by the default GNU make rules, where they
> should be.
> o Assorted documentation and build system improvements.
> o Assorted fixes for newer GCCs.
> As always, it's available at http://tangentsoft.net/mysql++/
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|• RELEASE: v3.2.0||Warren Young||21 Jun|
| • Re: RELEASE: v3.2.0||Chris Frey||21 Jun|