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From:Lawrin Novitsky Date:August 24 2010 10:45am
Subject:MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.1.7 is available!
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Dear MySQL users,

  MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.1.7, a new version of the ODBC driver for the
  MySQL database management system, has been released. This release is
  the latest release of the 5.1 series and is suitable for use with any
  MySQL version since 4.1 (It will not work with 4.0 or earlier

  The release is now available in source and binary form for a number of
  platforms from our download pages at

  and mirror sites. Note that not all mirror sites may be up to date at
  this point in time, so if you can't find this version on some mirror,
  please try again later or choose another download site.

  We welcome and appreciate your feedback, bug reports, bug fixes,
  patches, etc.:


  Lawrin Novitsky
  The MySQL Connectors Team at Oracle


  Functionality added or changed:
* Options in the GUI are grouped on named tabs.
* Added connection option INTERACTIVE that tells driver that client is
   interactive and interactive_timeout has to be used. (Bug #48603)
* Added parameters arrays support. (Bug #48310)
* SQLTables uses now INFORMATION_SCHEMA. Added connection option to use 
old code. (Bug #43644)
* Added GUI options for MIN_DATE_TO_ZERO and ZERO_DATE_TO_MIN connection
   options. (Bug #30539)

Bugs fixed:
* If NO_BACKSLASH_ESCAPES mode is used on a server, escaping binary data
   can lead to server query parsing errors. (Bug #49029)
* Error if unsupported client character set is encountered(for wchar
   data). (Bug #36996)
* Binding bit field to a numeric types doesn't work. (Bug #32821)
* Conversion flags are not complete. (Bug #43855)
* SQL_ATTR_MAX_ROWS make some SELECT statement invalid. (Bug #49726)
* Certain column attributes aren't correct for date columns. (Bug 44576)
* SQLPrepare causes Prefetch of table. (Bug #46411)
* If there are foreign key constraints with same name for tables with
   same names in 2 schemas, SQLForeignKeys can return rows for both
   schemas in query about one of those tables. (Bug #49660)
* SQLForeignKeys included in results rows for foreign keys pointing to
   unique fields (Bug #51422)
* SQLPrimaryKeys returns mangled strings. (Bug #36441)
* Spaces in connection string aren't removed (Bug #45378)
* SQLColumns returns wrong transfer octet length. (Bug #53235)
* Retrieving of current catalog at the moment when connection is not
   ready for that(broken, not all pending results processed) leads to
   application crash. (Bug #46910)
* SQLForeignKeys unacceptable performance getting imported FK. (Bug
* SQLTablePrivileges requires SELECT privilege on mysql database. (Bug
* Column octet length includes terminating null byte. (Bug #54206)
* Wrong type returned by SQLColAttribute(SQL_DESC_PRECISION...) in
   64-bit systems. (Bug #55024)

  Built against the client library from MySQL  5.1.46sp1
MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.1.7 is available!Lawrin Novitsky24 Aug