Subject [ANN] Firebird ADO.NET Data Provider 1.7 Beta 1 released
Author Carlos Guzmán Álvarez

The Firebird ADO.NET Data Provider 1.7 Beta 1 is available for download.

Download information can be found here:

Beta 1 ( 2004-11-05 )
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( Please, see the changelog for details )

* Bug fixes:

- Fixed Event Parameter buffer handling.

- Fixed plan retrieval using the connection character set.

- Fixed Globalization issues.

- Documentation fixes.

- Minor fix in the FbCommandBuilder class on quotes usage.

- Fixed Input parameter describe when the Prepare method
is called before the FbCommand instance has parameters assigned.

- Fixed Role usage in Connection Strings.

* Added new "Isolation Level" parameter for the connection string,
that allows to set the default IsolationLevel for implicit transactions.

* Improve handling of parameters when they have null values (embedded
server support only.)

* Added changes to try to handle arrays defined with lowerbound 0 correctly.

NOTE: The design time support included in this release for the
FbDataAdapter class is not complete, please, do not use it until it get
finished in future releases.

CVS Tag: NP_1_7_Beta1

Best regards

Carlos Guzmán Álvarez