PostgreSQL 6.1

  • Release notes
  • Released: 1997-06-08
  • Final minor version: 6.1.1
  • EOL: 1997-07
  • Documentation: not available

Major features

  • Multicolumn indexes
  • sequences (initial commit 4d8e8415)
  • money data type (initial commit 4999f002)
  • GEQO / GEnetic Query Optimizer (initial commit 29138eeb)
  • locale support (initial commit 5b1311ac)
  • sequences (initial commit 4d8e8415)

SQL changes

General:

  • GROUP BY using function results supported (commit cc11cfdd)

Added:

Modified:

Backend changes

System function changes

Added:

Data type changes

  • circle type added and other geometric data types improved (commit 9e2a87b6)
  • datetime and timespan data types added (commit dfe04753)

Core utilities

Modified:

psql

  • \ds slash command to list available sequences added (commit 735bf0b7)
  • \dt and \di slash commands to list available tables and indexs added (commit ff038a5b)
  • \z slash command added (commit f986173e)