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February 17, 2017
Firebird Project is happy to announce general availability of Firebird 2.5.7 — the latest minor release in the Firebird 2.5 series.

This sub-release introduces several bug fixes (including fix for a recently reported security vulnerability) and a few improvements, please refer to the Release Notes for the full list of changes. Binary kits for Windows and Linux on both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms are immediately available for download. Binary kits for Mac OS X will follow shortly.
February 15, 2017
FDB Python driver for Firebird v1.7 is available for download.

What's new:
  • (PYFB-66) — Port parameter for connect and create_database is not used
  • (PYFB-69) — Can not connect to FB services if set ISC_USER & ISC_PASSWORD by os.environ[...]
  • (PYFB-70) — executemany(operation, seq_of_parameters) appears to run slower than it should
  • Number of fixes to DDL generators in schema module
  • Added support for Filter and BackupHistory in schema module.
  • Added DDL scripts generator get_metadata_ddl().
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