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

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

* Download information can be found here:

* Release notes:

Release Candidate 1 ( 2005-02-05 )
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Bug fixes (Please read the Changelog for details)

* Fixed problem with 0 lowerbound array fields on the embedded server

* Fixed problem with stored procedure calls on FbCommand.ExecuteScalar

* Fixed null Guid handling.

* Try to fix performance problem with array fields on selectable
statements when working agsint the standalone firebird server.

* Fixed problems with the new Design time support on Visual Studio 2003.

* Fixed incorrect mapping for binary blob fields to System.Array, now
it will be mapped to byte[]

* Fixed char values checkings by using the field character set
information for the check.

* Fixed some documentation comemnts that were incorrect.

* Improved comments removal on the FbScript class. (Andreas Sandner)

* Integrated the BinaryEncoding class for the octets character set
support (Contributed by Jim Beveridge)

* Added error information to the FbDataAdapter configuration wizard.

CVS Tag: NP_1_7_RC1

Best regards

Carlos Guzmán Álvarez