Announcement: New Feb2013-SP4 Bugfix release of MonetDB suite

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at
Fri Sep 27 13:57:54 CEST 2013

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the
Feb2013-SP4 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 <>.

   Feb 2013-SP4 bugfix release
     * monetdb now no longer compresses output when not connected to a
       terminal, bug #3292

   Bug Fixes
     * 2781: SQL localtime() returns GMT time
     * 2962: client timezone information needs to be handled also for
       modifications to timestamp values
     * 3232: The function weekofyear returns results not according to the
       iso 8601 standard
     * 3255: M5 tests inlineFunction & ifthencst fail since changeset
     * 3292: monetdb status should print full line
     * 3307: distinct multicolumn performance and implementation
       suggestion for count distinct
     * 3310: Cast value to integer gives wrong result
     * 3311: strLength assertion on join and concat
     * 3313: Assertion in rel2bin_project
     * 3315: Incorrect behavior with subqueries in DELETE
     * 3317: correlated subselect does not work
     * 3318: UPDATE does not work with DECLEAREd TABLE in FUNCTION
     * 3319: UNIQUE column in DECLAREd TABLE in FUNCTION results in
     * 3329: Function AVG fails during runtime in a procedure
     * 3330: Corrupt mitosis plan with group-by query
     * 3332: MEDIAN: no such operator 'median(decimal)'
     * 3336: DB files not removed if all rows are deleted, even after
     * 3337: Monet ODBC gives wrong schema information
     * 3339: Segvault in complex function call
     * 3340: crash on seeming incorrect SQL query
     * 3341: segfault caused by select rank() on a newly-loaded table
     * 3342: incorrect automatic cast from decimal to tinyint
     * 3345: copy binary into fails with the wrong error message
     * 3346: Deadlock in mal_dataflow's q_dequeue() (SciQL-2 branch)
     * 3348: SQL: LIKE incorrect with _
     * 3349: When selecting everything from a joined result, column
       contents are incorrect in one of my use cases.
     * 3351: gzip'ed files cannot be bulkloaded into DB
     * 3352: Median function with decimal type doesn't work
     * 3353: Readonly tables call for UNSET
     * 3354: Introduce query time-out
     * 3358: Remote client connection stays in CLOSE_WAIT state
     * 3360: uninitialized memory causing bad output in query plans
     * 3362: ALTER TABLE operations silently remove previously set READ
       ONLY property
     * 3363: a join causes SIGSEGV after creation of Unique Key
     * 3367: Fully qualified order by column gives "relational query
       without result"
     * 3369: \0 Byte appears in MAPI

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