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Is this a pure ruby implementation or does it have a dependancy on a
postgres client library ?

j.

On 11/29/05, Dave Lee <davelee.com / gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> For the ruby-postgres users out there, I would like to announce the
> coming of a 0.8.0 release.  First, some wider spread testing would be
> a good idea.  The current gem is version 0.7.1.2005.11.27.  This is
> basically 0.8.0 RC1 (can you do "RC1" type versioning with gems?).
>
> What's new:
>
> - bug and leak fixes (get_notify works)
> - bind parameters (postgresql uses $1, $2, etc)
> - Win32 binary gem
> - results translated to ruby classes (old behavior of string results
> is available with PGconn::translate_results = false)
> - rows are: PGrow < Array; behave like hash, ex row['id'] or row.each
> {|column,value| ...} and provides to_hash method
> - rdocs (more work needed)
> - simplified build
> - open/connect/new with connection string or hash
>
> New methods:
>
> - escape_bytea/unescape_bytea
> - on_notice
> - transaction_status
> - server_version, protocol_version
> - lastval (only available when connected to postgresql >= 8.1)
> - oid
>
> feel free to let me know if you find any bugs.  feature requests are
> welcome.
>
> Dave
>
>


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