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E.101. Release 8.0.20

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Release Date

2009-02-02

This release contains a variety of fixes from 8.0.19. For information about new features in the 8.0 major release, see Section E.121, « Release 8.0 ».

E.101.1. Migration to Version 8.0.20

A dump/restore is not required for those running 8.0.X. However, if you are upgrading from a version earlier than 8.0.6, see Section E.115, « Release 8.0.6 ».

E.101.2. Changes

  • Improve handling of URLs in headline() function (Teodor)

  • Improve handling of overlength headlines in headline() function (Teodor)

  • Prevent possible Assert failure or misconversion if an encoding conversion is created with the wrong conversion function for the specified pair of encodings (Tom, Heikki)

  • Avoid unnecessary locking of small tables in VACUUM (Heikki)

  • Fix uninitialized variables in contrib/tsearch2's get_covers() function (Teodor)

  • Make all documentation reference pgsql-bugs and/or pgsql-hackers as appropriate, instead of the now-decommissioned pgsql-ports and pgsql-patches mailing lists (Tom)

  • Update time zone data files to tzdata release 2009a (for Kathmandu and historical DST corrections in Switzerland, Cuba)