Release Notes for MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.1.12

Overview

MariaDB Connector/ODBC is a standard ODBC driver for building cross-platform applications on top of MariaDB Enterprise. It is compliant with ODBC 3.5. It is written in C and uses MariaDB Connector/C.

MariaDB Connector/ODBC 3.1.12 was released on 2021-04-21. It is a General Availability (GA) release of MariaDB Connector/ODBC.

Notable Changes

  • MariaDB Connector/C in binary packages has been updated to 3.1.12.

  • Authentication plugins are compiled as static components of the connector on Windows. In older releases, they were compiled as separate DLL files. (ODBC-243)

  • On Linux: Use the SOCKET option value to connect by Unix socket. Specify SERVER and PORT to connect by TCP/IP. In older releases, connection occurred by Unix socket if SERVER was localhost, even if PORT was specified. (ODBC-310)

Issues Fixed

  • Incorrect value is inserted for data type DECIMAL. (ODBC-305)

  • Various issues occur with conversions to/from SQL_NUMERIC type. (ODBC-308)

  • Type conversion warnings are not returned with corresponding errors after execution. (ODBC-309)

  • On Linux, when SERVER is localhost, even when a PORT is specified, connection is by Unix socket. (ODBC-310)