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Developer's Report: Firebird Core Development
August to November 2010

August 2010

HEAD
  • Fixed bug CORE-3089 : Attempt of execute statement on external datasource failed when datasource is interbase 4.1
  • Fixed bug CORE-3100 : Wait mode and lock timeout of external transaction of EXECUTE STATEMENT not matched to corresponding parameters of local transaction
B2_5_Release
  • Fixed bug CORE-3089 : Attempt of execute statement on external datasource failed when datasource is interbase 4.1
  • Backport fix for bug CORE-3100 : Wait mode and lock timeout of external transaction of EXECUTE STATEMENT not matched to corresponding parameters of local transaction
B2_1_Release
  • Backport more complete fix for bug CORE-2993 : Fatal lock manager error "Invalid lock id (NNN)" while working with monitoring tables on a highly loaded system
  • Backport fix for bug CORE-3015 : Various "Cannot initialize the shared memory region" errors
September 2010

HEAD
  • Fixed SIMILAR TO syntax
B2_1_Release
  • Backport fix for bug CORE-2107 : Failed to establish TCP\IP connection with Windows Classic Server under high load
  • Backport fix for bug CORE-2356 : On Windows listener process of Classic Server can't create necessary resources after restart if any worker process was present
Other
  • Research on old cursor stability issues (infinite loop at "insert from select" and so on)
  • Research on allowing GTT to be changed in read-only transactions.
October 2010

HEAD
  • Fixed bug CORE-3168: exclude_filter doesn't work for section of the Trace facility
  • Fixed bug CORE-3170 : Engine could enter infinite loop if EVENTs are posted but no subscribers exist
  • Follow Alex changes and reworking Windows build system (a lot of small and not so small changes) :
    • Corrections for new build system
    • Remove ISC_STATUS* from various functions
    • Change names of monitoring and trace shared memory to allow FB3 to run simultaneously with previous versions of engine
    • User management plugin. Works with gsec, supports manage of user accounts at security database
    • Don't use obsolete gds cleanup in XNET. It also avoids AV in server at shutdown
    • Fixed errors about missed ib_util.dll in firebird.log during boot build
    • Switched on multi-processor compilation
B2_5_Release
  • Backport fix for bug CORE-3168: exclude_filter doesn't work for section of the Trace facility
  • Backport fix for bug CORE-3170 : Engine could enter infinite loop if EVENTs are posted but no subscribers exist
  • Fixed bug CORE-3188 : page 0 is of wrong type (expected 6, found 1)
Other
  • Firebird Conference in Moscow
November 2010

HEAD
  • Fixed bug CORE-3219 : trace manager crash server with DSQL_unprepare
  • Frontport fix for bug CORE-3188 : page 0 is of wrong type (expected 6, found 1)
  • Fixed bug CORE-3266 : Race condition between async service detach request and running user trace service
B2_5_Release
  • Fixed bug CORE-3219 : trace manager crash server with DSQL_unprepare
  • Fixed bug CORE-3266 : Race condition between async service detach request and running user trace service
B2_1_Release
  • Backport fix for bug CORE-3188 : page 0 is of wrong type (expected 6, found 1)
Other
  • Firebird Conference in Bremen
Vladyslav Khorsun
Dnetpropetrovsk, Ukraine
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