Articles from Daniele Varrazzo
Psycopg 2.5.2 has been released. You can get it from:
This version contains a few bug fixes over the previous release 2.5.1:
- Fixed segfault pickling the exception raised on connection error (ticket #170).
- Meaningful connection errors report a meaningful message, thanks to Alexey Borzenkov (ticket #173).
- Manually creating lobject with the wrong parameter doesn't segfault (ticket #187).
Thank you very much to all the people who helped during the development!
Psycopg 2.5.1 has been released. You can get it from:
The version contains a few bug fixes over the previous 2.5:
- Fixed build on Solaris 10 and 11 where the round() function is already declared (ticket #146).
- Fixed comparison of Range with non-range objects (ticket #164). Thanks to Chris Withers for the patch.
- Fixed double-free on connection dealloc (ticket #166). Thanks to Gangadharan S.A. for the report and fix suggestion.
We are happy to introduce the release 2.5 of Psycopg, packed with several juicy new features!
Here are a few highlights of the release:
I'm happy to announce the release of Psycopg 2.4.6: a huge thank you to the many contributors.
This is a bugfix release, introducing no new feature. There are several small corrections in different areas (copy, adaptation, use of extra cursors, stability). The biggest improvements are with the Zope adapter: Zope users using previous 2.4.x versions are encouraged to update to version 2.4.6 soon.
Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on October 1, 2012
Although the libpq library supports prepared statements, psycopg2 doesn't offer yet a direct way to access the relevant functions. This will probably change in the future, but in the meantime it is possible to use prepared statements in PostgreSQL using the PREPARE SQL command.
Many thanks to everybody that contributed with bug reports and comments to this release!
After a short discussion on this list we decided to change the definitions of isolation levels to make sure old code using numeric constants (both psycopg1 and psycopg2) continue to works. Other small fixes are included in the release: see below for details.
Mostly a bugfix release, with as usual a couple of small feature added:
Psycopg 2.4.2 has been released: it brings a few small but interesting new features, and a lot of bug fixes.
My goal was to install Psycopg on Windows using MinGW and the PostgreSQL binary package.
I have used the MinGW GCC binaries packaged by Giovanni Bajo. The package takes care of a lot of details, for instance registering MinGW as default compiler for Python, plus some magic I don't even want to know, and makes the entire process simple enough.