Subject [ANN] Firebird ADO.NET data Provider 1.7.1 Release candidate 1 released.
Author Carlos Guzmán Álvarez

The Firebird ADO.NET Data Provider 1.7.1 Release Candidate 1 for
Microsoft.NET 1.1 and Mono 1.1.x is available for download.

Download information can be found here:

· 1.7.1 Release Candidate 1 ( 2005-09-04 ) ·

(Please read the Changelog for details)

New features:

* Support for the new INSERT ... RETURNING statement of Firebird v2.0

* Added support to the new CREATE SEQUENCE and SET GENERATOR
statements to the
FbBatchExecution class.

* Add parameter information for DML statements and allow the
configuration of quoted
identifiers usage to the DataAdapter Configuration Wizard.

Bug fixes:

* Fixed problem with mono on linux when reading port number for
firebird events
connection (Gabriel Reid)

* Columns, ViewColumns, Stored Procedure parameters and domains
schemas should now be
working against Firebird v2.0

* Fixed bug on numeric and decimal array encoding.


* Changed the named parameters parsing method ( see tracker item
#1256652 )

* Check connection state on FbRemoteEvent constructor.

* Changed the way to describe input parameters on FbCommand class

* Changed implicit transactions handling for SELECT statements, now
they will be discarded using a hard commit.


* Updated error messages resources.

Best regards

Carlos Guzmán Álvarez