The Firebird Project is pleased to announce the release today of the second
round of Firebird 2.0 public Alpha kits for immediate download and testing.
This version of Firebird 2 is an alpha version, meant for field testing
only and not for use in production.
All changes and new features are subject to further change and/or
withdrawal in subsequent alpha and beta releases, leading up to final
release. Do not assume that databases created by or upgraded to the on-disk
structure of this alpha will be upwardly compatible with subsequent test
Bugs, problems, etc. can be posted to the Field Test bug tracker or to the
Firebird Development List.
Firebird 2 release contains a large number of new features. Alpha 2
includes fixes for several problems that showed up in the testing of
Alpha 1. Please read the Release Notes for more details.