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From:Jess Balint Date:January 31 2007 5:13am
Subject:MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.00.11 Beta has been released
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MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.00.11 Beta has been released.

MySQL Connector/ODBC is our next generation ODBC driver which allows
access to the MySQL v5 server using the widely used ODBC standard. The
ODBC standard is a cross-platform, cross-database, C language, Call
Level Interface.

This version is being released to get community feedback but is NOT
suitable for production environments.

It is now available in binary form from the Connector/ODBC download
pages at and
mirror sites.

Note: Not all mirror sites may be up to date at this point of time. If
you can't find this version on some mirror, please try again later or
choose another download site.

Install Notes

1. Those using the MSI based installer can simply install by 'executing'
the MSI file. Any existing MSI install should automatically upgrade.

2. Those using the noinstaller distribution should unzip the
distribution file and follow the instructions found therein.

3. Connector/ODBC v5 can coexist with any existing install of
Connector/ODBC v3.

* Changed internals to support SQLParamData/SQLPutData and chunking of inputs.
	(fix bug#25263)
	* For more details on chunking see:
* Fixed connection string parsing for DSN-less connections. (fix bug#25316)
* Fixed certain cases of handling SQL_NUMERIC_C (mostly used by ADO).
* Driver builds under Linux and partially works with iODBC (GUI bits still
* Transaction support has been added and tested. (fix bug#25045)
* Fixed binding of some integer types.
* Added support for ODBC v2 statement options via attrs (mostly used by ADO).

Reporting Issues

Issues and questions can be directed to:

* MySQL ODBC mailing list at
* MySQL ODBC forum at

Bugs can be reported to:

* MySQL Bug tracking system at

From the MySQL Connectors Team - enjoy!

MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.00.11 Beta has been releasedJess Balint31 Jan
  • Re: MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.00.11 Beta has been releasedMechtilde Stehmann2 Feb