Articles tagged release

Psycopg 2.7 beta 2 released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on February 17, 2017
Tagged as news, release

Hello,

we have released psycopg2 version 2.7 beta 2. This version comes two years after the previous major release so it is packed with new features and improvements; among the main points:

  • support for replication protocol
  • helpers to build dynamically SQL statements and manipulate connection strings
  • speedups in multiple execution and Unicode decoding
  • better transactions characteristics support

A more complete list of changes is available at http://initd.org/psycopg/docs/news.html#what-s-new-in-psycopg-2-7

On top of the changes in the code we have addressed the deployment problems found my many inexperienced users, especially on Windows and OSX: psycopg is now distributed as a self-contained wheel package on PyPI, so that:

pip install psycopg2

will not require the presence of C compiler, headers, pg_config, libpq.

Because of all these changes, we ask you kindly to test this psycopg beta release, both its installation and its usage, before we release the stable version, which should happen next week if we don't find any problem. The binary packages of the beta release are on the PyPI testing site: you can install it using:

pip install -U pip # make sure to have an up-to-date pip
pip install -i https://testpypi.python.org/pypi psycopg2==2.7b2

Thank you very much everyone, and I wish to thank especially Oleksandr Shulgin and Craig Ringer for the development of the replication protocol support (the development of which brought along several other features and improvement) and Jason Erickson for the invaluable help with the Windows packages.

Happy testing!

Psycopg 2.6.2 released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on July 7, 2016
Tagged as news, release

Psycopg 2.6.2 has been released. You can get it from:

This is an interim release, packing together one year of bug fixes, before the release 2.7, intended to deliver several new features. Thank you very much to everybody contributing with reports, code, suggestions.

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Psycopg 2.6.1 released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on June 16, 2015
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Psycopg 2.6.1 has been released. You can get it from:

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Psycopg 2.5.4 released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on August 30, 2014
Tagged as news, release

Psycopg 2.5.4 has been released. You can get it from:

This version supports the new jsonb PostgreSQL type out-of-the-box. And of course there are a few bug fixed:

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Psycopg 2.5.3 Released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on May 13, 2014
Tagged as news, release

Psycopg 2.5.3 has been released. You can get it from:

This version contains several bug fixes over the previous release 2.5.2:

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Psycopg 2.5.2 released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on January 7, 2014
Tagged as news, release

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 released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on June 23, 2013
Tagged as news, release

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.

Happy hacking!

Psycopg 2.5 released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on April 7, 2013
Tagged as news, release

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:

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Psycopg 2.4.6 released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on December 12, 2012
Tagged as news, 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.

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Psycopg 2.4.5 released

Posted by Daniele Varrazzo on March 29, 2012
Tagged as news, release

Many thanks to everybody that contributed with bug reports and comments to this release!

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