Announcement: New Oct2014-SP3 Bugfix release of MonetDB suite

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at
Thu May 7 11:21:37 CEST 2015

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the
Oct2014-SP3 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 <>.

Oct 2014-SP3 bugfix release

   Build Environment
     * We now also create debug packages for Debian and Ubuntu.

   MonetDB Common
     * Replaced the rangejoin implementation with one that uses imprints
       if it can.

   Bug Fixes
     * 3466: UPDATE statements fails with "GDKerror: MT_mremap() failed"
     * 3602: Surprising overload resolution of generate_series
     * 3613: SQL data dictionary contains columns names which are also
       special keywords. This causes unexpected/unneeded SQL query errors
     * 3645: Network address operators such as << and <<= do not work
     * 3647: missing BAT for a column leads to crash in gtr_update_delta
     * 3648: memory corruption on unclean connection shutdown with local
       temporary tables
     * 3650: Naming of persistent BATs is fragile
     * 3653: PREPARE crashes mserver if unbound variable is function
     * 3655: SQL WHERE -1 in (-1) issue?
     * 3656: error message after calling fitsload()
     * 3660: Incorrect Results for Comparison Operators on inet Datatype
     * 3661: Ship debug symbols for pre-built binaries
     * 3662: UPDATE row with row value constructor crashes monetdb server
     * 3663: Incorrect result ROW_NUMBER in subquery
     * 3664: SQLstatementIntern missing parameter when using jsonstore
     * 3665: inter-session starvation issue, particularly affects
     * 3666: casting text column to inet truncating text column and
       resulting inet for first occurrence only
     * 3667: insert of negative value for oid column aborts mserver5
       process with assertion failure
     * 3669: ALTER TABLE <tbl_nm> ADD CONSTRAINT <tbl_uc1> UNIQUE (col1,
       col2, col3) causes Assertion failure and abort
     * 3671: ODBC-Access on Windows 2012 does not work - E_FAIL
     * 3672: libbat_la-gdk_utils.o: relocation R_X86_64_PC32 against
       `MT_global_exit' can not be used when making a shared object
     * 3676: merovingian hangs trying to exit
     * 3677: Crash in BATgroup_internal (caused by 87379087770d?)
     * 3678: Ruby driver installation ignores prefix
     * 3680: Prepared statements fail on execution with message 'Symbol
       type not found'
     * 3684: Wrong query result set WHERE "IS NULL" or "NOT IN" clauses
       uses in combination with ORDER, LIMIT and OFFSET
     * 3687: 'bat.insert' undefined
     * 3688: Crash at exit (overrun THRerrorcount?)
     * 3689: No more connections accepted if a single client misbehaves
     * 3690: find_fk: Assertion `t && i' failed.
     * 3691: conversion of whitespaces string to double or float is
       accepted without an error during insert
     * 3693: algebra.join undefined (caused by non-existing variables in
       the plan)
     * 3696: Inconsistent behavior between dbl (SQL double) and flt (SQL
       real) data types and across platforms
     * 3697: mserver5[26946]: segfault at 0 ip 00007f3d0e1ab808 sp
       00007f3cefbfcad0 error 4 in[7f3d0e180000+16c000]
     * 3699: segfault again! (during last week I found 3 segfault bugs
     * 3703: INSERT INTO a MERGE TABLE crashes mserver5
     * 3704: Unknown identifier from subquery
     * 3705: Assertion failure in rel_bin.c:2274: rel2bin_project:
       Assertion `0' failed.
     * 3706: Assertion failure in gdk_bat.c: BATassertHeadProps: Assertion
       `!b->H->sorted || cmp <= 0' failed.
     * 3709: "BATproject: does not match always" on abusive use of ALTER

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