Release date: 2009-02-02
This release contains a variety of fixes from 7.4.23. For information about new features in the 7.4 major release, see Section E.114.
A dump/restore is not required for those running 7.4.X. However, if you are upgrading from a version earlier than 7.4.11, see the release notes for 7.4.11.
Improve handling of URLs in
headline() function (Teodor)
Improve handling of overlength headlines in
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)
Fix bug in
to_char()'s handling of TH
format codes (Andreas Scherbaum)
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)