Announcement: New Jan2014-SP2 Bugfix release of MonetDB suite

Sjoerd Mullender sjoerd at
Thu May 22 09:51:47 CEST 2014

The MonetDB team at CWI/MonetDB BV is pleased to announce the
Jan2014-SP2 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 <>.

   Jan 2014-SP2 bugfix release
   Build Environment
     * Lots of minor fixes were made for potential defects found by
       Coverity Scan.
     * On Windows we now build the geom module against version 3.4.2 of
       the geos library.

   Client Package
     * ODBC: Implemented {call procedure-name(...)} escape. The version
       {?=call ...} is not implemented.

   Bug Fixes
     * 3424: numeric values at the front of strings determines whether
       CAST works successfully
     * 3439: Python driver drops milliseconds from timestamps
     * 3446: SET READ ONLY forgets previous changes
     * 3455: String columns unusable from 64-bit .NET via ODBC
     * 3456: Insert fails
     * 3457: When kernel of remote client crashes, the connection remains
       established on server side
     * 3458: mserver5 crash on SQL: SELECT COUNT(*) FROM SYS.TABLES HAVING
       COUNT(*) > 0
     * 3461: mserver5 crash on SQL: SELECT * FROM SYS.ARGS WHERE FUNC_ID
     * 3462: Invalid SQL (IN with subquery which returns multiple columns)
       is accepted
     * 3463: Crash on SELECT with SERIAL aggregation and GROUP BY column
     * 3468: Local temporary table persists across sessions
     * 3469: Absolute network paths considered invalid for COPY INTO ...
       FROM statement.
     * 3473: Various memory leaks in SQL compilation
     * 3477: ODBC driver raises "unexpected end of input" for prepared
       string parameter from .NET application
     * 3481: Cannot run multiple COPY INTO statements in one 's'-command
     * 3482: Crossproduct error

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