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Recutils, GOOPS and virtual slots
     posted by ane, Wed 09 Dec 2020 10:53:37 AM UTC

Writing Guile bindings for C libraries is seriously fun. As recutils is becoming popular in GNU, I thought it would be a fun idea to write Guile bindings for librec, the library powering recutils. Consequently, we are also thinking about adding Guile scripting to recutils. [...]

GNU recutils is back to active development
     posted by jemarch, Mon 19 Oct 2020 05:59:30 PM UTC

Hi good peoples!

During the last few years I somehow stopped adding new features to the GNU recutils, limiting its development to the resolution of important bugs, and releasing every one or another year.  The reason for this was that I considered the recutils to be, mostly, "finished". [...]

Pre-release 1.8.90 in alpha.gnu.org
     posted by jemarch, Tue 28 Jan 2020 11:31:56 AM UTC

The pre-release recutils-1.8.90.tar.gz is now available at ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/recutils/recutils-1.8.90.tar.gz

The NEWS file in the tarball contains a list of the changes since 1.8.

The planned date for releasing 1.9 is Saturday 1 February 2020.

Please report any problem found with the pre-release to bug-recutils@gnu.org.

Thanks!

recutils 1.8 released
     posted by jemarch, Thu 03 Jan 2019 10:20:39 AM UTC

I am happy to announce a new release of the GNU recutils, version 1.8.

The changes in this release are:


  • Utilities:
    • Fix the build of readrec with recent bash headers.
  • librec:
    • Fix evaluation of sexes containing #NAME expressions.
[...]
recutils 1.7 released
     posted by jemarch, Mon 24 Mar 2014 11:11:21 PM UTC

I am happy to announce a new release of the GNU recutils, version 1.7.


The changes in this release are:

  • Utilities:
    • rec2csv now supports a -d option to change the delimiter character in CSV files.
    • It is now possible to specify several recfiles in the command line containing anonymous records.
[...]
recutils 1.6 released
     posted by jemarch, Sun 03 Nov 2013 02:35:30 PM UTC

I am happy to announce a new release of the GNU recutils, version 1.6.

The changes in this release are:

  • Utilities:
    • Support for joins and foreign keys.
    • Grouping records by one or more fields.
    • Sorting recors by several fields.
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GNU Recutils talk at CeBIT 2012
     posted by jemarch, Sat 25 Feb 2012 11:08:18 AM UTC

I will be doing a talk introducing recutils at the CeBIT Global Conference in Hannover, Germany.  The talk is scheduled the 7th of March at 10:00.

The talk is one of the activities organized in the Open Source Forum (yes, it must read Free Software Forum instead...). [...]

A new recutils talk available in video
     posted by jemarch, Sat 18 Feb 2012 10:32:34 AM UTC

The FSCONS people recently uploaded the video recordings of the talks which were done in the last edition.  Among these there is a GNU recutils talk which introduces the concepts imlemented [...]

recutils 1.5 released
     posted by jemarch, Fri 13 Jan 2012 11:12:03 AM UTC

I am happy to announce a new release of the GNU recutils, version 1.5.

The changes in this release are:

  • The utilities will now ask interactively for a password if it was not provided with the -s command line option.  This avoids security problems related to shell history files.
[...]
recutils 1.4 released
     posted by jemarch, Thu 03 Nov 2011 05:50:24 PM UTC

I am happy to announce a new release of the GNU recutils, version 1.4.

The user visible changes in this release are:

  • Support for encryption with the new %confidential special field.


  • Support for named types with the new %typedef special field.
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Older News Approved
Recutils packages for several distros posted by jemarch, Tue 10 May 2011 10:05:32 AM UTC
recutils 1.3 released posted by jemarch, Fri 11 Feb 2011 07:55:58 PM UTC
recutils 1.2 released posted by jemarch, Fri 04 Feb 2011 10:58:48 AM UTC
recutils 1.1 released posted by jemarch, Thu 23 Dec 2010 11:41:10 PM UTC
recutils 1.0 released posted by jemarch, Fri 03 Dec 2010 05:45:31 PM UTC
Hello: World posted by jemarch, Fri 30 Jul 2010 02:56:48 PM UTC

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