Announcement: New Jul2015-SP1 Bugfix release of MonetDB suite

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at
Tue Nov 3 10:18:12 CET 2015

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the
Jul2015-SP1 bugfix release of the MonetDB suite of programs.

More information about MonetDB can be found on our website at

For details on this release, please see the release notes at

As usual, the download location is <>.

Jul 2015-SP1 bugfix release

   Client Package
     * In the SQL formatter of mclient (the default) we now properly align
       East Asian wide characters.

   Bug Fixes
     * 3789: Query on large string table fails on HEAPextend
     * 3794: table function sys.rejects() and view sys.rejects() are
       listed are metadata objects but give an (incorrect) error when they
       are queried
     * 3797: COPY INTO with incorrect number columns
     * 3798: SELECT query with INTERSECT causes assertion failure
     * 3800: LIKE is broken for many patterns
     * 3802: Disk space never freed: a logical ref is keeped on a deleted
     * 3803: SQL query parser fails to parse valid SELECT query with a
       CASE .. END in it. It fails with parser error: identifier 'x'
     * 3804: `monetdb status` command crashes under certain conditions
     * 3809: Inefficient plan is generated for queries with many (>= 24)
       joined tables which take a long time or an HEAPalloc error. I get
       Error: GDK reported error. HEAPalloc: Insufficie
     * 3810: Fix statistics gathering
     * 3811: NOT LIKE not working if the operand doesn't contains
     * 3813: COPY INTO fails on perfectly clean CSV file
     * 3814: Server crash when using bitwise NOT operation in SQL query
     * 3816: Server crashes when trying to convert timestamp to str with
       incorrect format
     * 3818: Crash when performing UNION/GROUP BY over tables with
       different columns
     * 3819: order of tables in FROM-clause has negative impact on
       generated plan (using crossproducts instead of joins)
     * 3820: mclient accepts table with repeated constraint which causes
       crash on insert
     * 3821: Unexpected error when using a number instead of a boolean
     * 3822: Yet another LIKE operator issue
     * 3823: JDBC Connection to a schema - setSchema() error
     * 3825: MonetDB not cleaning intermediate results which leads to
       filling up disk space and ultimately server crash
     * 3827: Certains comparisons between UUID produce a MAL error
     * 3828: Schema corruption after several ALTER TABLE statements and
       server restart
     * 3829: Certains simple WHERE clause cause MonetDB to segfault
       without explanation
     * 3830: Coalesce typing inconsistencies
     * 3833: NULL literals refused at many places
     * 3834: Date comparison returns incorrect results
     * 3839: msqldump generates incorrect syntax ON UPDATE (null)

More information about the announce-list mailing list