MySQL Connector/ODBC 8.0.17 has been released

Dear MySQL users,

MySQL Connector/ODBC 8.0.17 is a new version in the MySQL Connector/ODBC 8.0 series,the ODBC driver for the MySQL Server.

The available downloads include both a Unicode driver and an ANSI driver based on the same modern codebase. Please select the driver type you need based on the type of your application – Unicode or ANSI. Server-side prepared statements are enabled by default. It is suitable for use with the latest MySQL server version 8.0.

This release of the MySQL ODBC driver is conforming to the ODBC 3.8 specification. It contains implementations of key 3.8 features, including self-identification as a ODBC 3.8 driver, streaming of out for binary types only), and support of the SQL_ATTR_RESET_CONNECTION connection attribute (for the Unicode driver only).

The release is now available in source and binary form for a number of platforms from our download pages at

https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/odbc/

For information on installing, please see the documentation at

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/connector-odbc/en/connector-odbc-installation.html

Enjoy and thanks for the support!

Changes in MySQL Connector/ODBC 8.0.17  (2019-07-22, General Availability)

Functionality Added or Changed

     * README.md and CONTRIBUTING.md files were created for the convenience of git users. These files are not distributed with binaries, whereas README.txt remains distributed.

Bugs Fixed

     * The myodbc-installer command line utility did not display all DSN options. (Bug #29753227)

     * On Windows, building and installing from source could yield a binary that would not execute due to a case-sensitivity issue in the CMake logic. (Bug #29210040)

On Behalf of Oracle/MySQL Release Engineering Team,

Hery Ramilison