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August 24, 2011
Firebird 2.5.1 Release Candidate Available
The Firebird Project team is happy to announce that the v.2.5.1 release candidate kits for Linux and Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platforms are
ready for testing
. MacOSX kits are delayed by a problem with MacOSX 10.7 (Lion) but should appear soon. Enjoy! and please report bugs or regressions to the firebird-devel list.
June 13, 2011
Firebird 2.5 Language Reference Update
The Firebird documentation team is pleased to announce the availability of the Firebird 2.5 Language Reference Update. This comprehensive manual, available in
, contains all the SQL additions, updates and improvements since InterBase 6. Combined with the
InterBase 6 Language Reference
, it forms a complete SQL reference for Firebird 2.5.
June 06, 2011
New FirebirdSQL.org Website
Firebird has the new website now. Explore it's capabilities, sign up for the Firebird Newsletter and join us in social networks.
Old version of Firebird website is available at
If you encounter any problems with the new website, please report them to the
June 03, 2011
ADO.NET Provider for Firebird Version 2.6.5 Released
It’s half maintenance release, half new features. You can find all bug fixes in
The new features include and improvements:
Support for Trace API in Firebird 2.5.
Improvements in SQL generation for Entity Framework.
Support for commands logging .
Slightly faster command execution of big queries.
And a lot of small code improvement making it more stable…
You can download it at
or in the "
" section of Downloads.
April 05, 2011
Firebird ODBC/JDBC Driver 2.0 Released
Alexander Potapchenko is happy to announce that he has released the v.2.0 ODBC/JDBC driver for Firebird. Access the What's New document, sources and binaries for Windows and Linux 32-bit and 64-bit
March 25, 2011
8th Firebird Developers Day Information
The venue and date for the next edition of the Brazilian Firebird Developers Day (FDD) is now defined. The conference will be in
, at Unimep (same place as the previous editions), in
July 23, 2011
. More information will be published in May, at the
March 22, 2011
Firebird 2.1.4 MacOSX for PowerPC Released
Firebird 2.1.4 MacOSX for PowerPC, 32-bit Classic and Superserver packages are
ready to download
March 15, 2011
Firebird 2.1.4 Released
The Firebird Project team is pleased to announce the latest minor release in the Firebird 2.1 series, v.2.1.4, addressing bugs that have arisen since the v.2.1.3 release in 2009.
Kits are ready to download
for Linux, Windows and MacOSX on both 32-bit and 64-bit Intel platforms. For MacOSX, LIPO (fat client) packages are included and PowerPC kits will follow soon.
Thanks to those who participated in testing snapshots and the release candidate during the months past. Enjoy!
February 21, 2011
Firebird 2.5 Classic/Superclassic on Linux
IMPORTANT: It has been found that V.2.5 Classic for Linux has problems with AST delivery if used with glibc 2.5. With glibc 2.7 it works properly. The situation with glibc 2.6 is unknown for now.
If your glibc version is lower than v.2.7, it
must be upgraded
before using Firebird 2.5 Classic/Superclassic.
November 29, 2010
Seeking Firebird Packager for OpenSuse
Philippe Makowski, who maintains Firebird packages for Fedora, Mandriva/Mageia and OpenSuse, is looking for someone to take over the OpenSuse packaging as he no longer has the time to do it all.
If you have the skills and interest, Philippe would be pleased to hear from you and promises to help as needed. You may use the
route or simply connect with him in
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