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by Jiří {x2} Činčura

ADO.NET provider 4.6.1.0 for Firebird is ready

Published 23 Jan 2015 in .NET, C#, Databases in general, Entity Framework, Entity SQL, Firebird, LINQ, SQL, and Visual Studio

New 4.6.1.0 version of ADO.NET provider for Firebird is ready for download. As you can spot from version number change it’s not a huge release, but contains some useful changes.

What might be interesting for you is new support for restoring (FbRestore or FbStreamingRestore) database in read-only mode. Also support for Mono has been improved by in a way the error messages are constructed (DNET-570).

Full overview of changes can be found in tracker.

You can get the bits from NuGet FirebirdSql.Data.FirebirdClient and EntityFramework.Firebird (or from firebirdsql.org).