MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.1.7 is available!

MySQL Connector/ODBC 5.1.7 is available!

am 24.08.2010 12:45:30 von Lawrin Novitsky

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

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