Appendix A. Release Notes

Table of Contents
A.1. Release 7.3.1
A.2. Release 7.3
A.3. Release 7.2.3
A.4. Release 7.2.2
A.5. Release 7.2.1
A.6. Release 7.2
A.7. Release 7.1.3
A.8. Release 7.1.2
A.9. Release 7.1.1
A.10. Release 7.1
A.11. Release 7.0.3
A.12. Release 7.0.2
A.13. Release 7.0.1
A.14. Release 7.0
A.15. Release 6.5.3
A.16. Release 6.5.2
A.17. Release 6.5.1
A.18. Release 6.5
A.19. Release 6.4.2
A.20. Release 6.4.1
A.21. Release 6.4
A.22. Release 6.3.2
A.23. Release 6.3.1
A.24. Release 6.3
A.25. Release 6.2.1
A.26. Release 6.2
A.27. Release 6.1.1
A.28. Release 6.1
A.29. Release 6.0
A.30. Release 1.09
A.31. Release 1.02
A.32. Release 1.01
A.33. Release 1.0
A.34. Postgres95 Release 0.03
A.35. Postgres95 Release 0.02
A.36. Postgres95 Release 0.01

A.1. Release 7.3.1

Release date: 2002-12-18

This has a variety of fixes from 7.3.

A.1.1. Migration to version 7.3.1

A dump/restore is not required for those running 7.3. However, it should be noted that the main PostgreSQL interface library, libpq, has a new major version number for this release, which will require that client code using libpq be relinked.

A.1.2. Changes

Fix a core dump of COPY TO when client/server encodings don't match
  (Tom)
Allow pg_dump to work with pre-7.2 servers (Philip)
contrib/adddepend fixes (Tom)
Fix problem with deletion of per-user/per-database config settings
  (Tom)
contrib/vacuumlo fix (Tom)
Allow 'password' encryption even when pg_shadow contains MD5 passwords
  (Bruce)
contrib/dbmirror fix (Steven Singer)
Optimizer fixes (Tom)
contrib/tsearch fixes (Teodor Sigaev, Magnus)
Fix encoding name resolution to work in Turkish locale (Nicolai Tufar)
Increment libpq library's major version number (Bruce)
pg_hba.conf error reporting fixes (Bruce, Neil)
Add SCO OpenServer 5.0.4 as a supported platform (Bruce)
Prevent EXPLAIN from crashing server (Tom)
SSL fixes (Nathan Mueller)
Prevent composite column creation via ALTER TABLE (Tom)
Fix conversion between LATIN9 and UNICODE (Peter)
Translation updates