Announcement: New Jul2015-SP3 Bugfix release of MonetDB suite

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at
Fri Mar 25 09:56:54 CET 2016

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the
Jul2015-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 <>.

Jul 2015-SP3 bugfix release

   MonetDB5 Server
     * Fixed potential crash in MAL debugger when accessing BATs by index.
       Functionality dropped as it is also a security leak.

   Bug Fixes
     * 2972: SQL URL functionality contains errors
     * 3549: bulk string operations very slow
     * 3881: Server crashes on bulk load
     * 3890: Window function + group by in subselect, rel2bin_project:
       Assertion `0' failed
     * 3891: MonetDB crashes when executing SQL with window function
     * 3900: null handling in some sql statements is incorrect
     * 3906: Multi-column 1-N table-function with mitosis produces
       different column counts
     * 3908: LEFT JOIN with OR conditions triggers assertion
     * 3909: Incorrect column name in OR condition of LEFT JOIN crashes
     * 3910: COPY INTO table (column1, column2) got wrong result
     * 3912: When table/column names conflicts, data ends in multiple
     * 3917: Date difference returns month_interval instead of
     * 3918: MonetDB.R version 1.0.1 incorrectly constructs the batfile
     * 3919: Table conflict when the table name and fields are identical
     * 3921: Creating a table from a complex query crashes mserver or
       triggers assertion
     * 3922: AVG( column ) returns NaN rather than Inf when column
       contains Inf
     * 3928: When killing a virtual machine, sql_logs/sql/log is empty
     * 3930: Wrong typecast on character columns in prepared statements
       when using Umlaute
     * 3932: CASE expressions with constants are not evaluated correctly
     * 3933: replace "exit" by "throw new Exception"
     * 3937: bad BAT properties with binary copy into and NULL values
     * 3938: Wrong error message on violating foreign key constraint
     * 3940: Date calculation and comparison produce wrong result
     * 3941: Wrong coercion priority
     * 3948: SQL: select * from sys.sys.table_name; is accepted but should
       return an error
     * 3951: extern table_funcs not visible from Windows DLL for
       extensions like vaults (crashes)
     * 3952: Stream table gives segfault
     * 3953: MIN/MAX of a UUID column produces wrong results
     * 3954: Consolidate table assertion error
     * 3955: (incorrect) MAL loop instead of manifold triggered by simple
       change in target list

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