The best news on Friday Oct 23rd was that version 4.1.2 of Data Modeler came out! We were really waiting for this release because of some bugs on 4.1.1 that made our lives quite difficult. Thank you development team for fixing everything so quickly and releasing 4.1.2 so fast!
If you have not downloaded it yet, this is the place to do it:
This list contains only a selection of higher priority bugs, customer bugs and issues raised by the community on the OTN Forum since the release of version 4.1.1.
|21310122||Interactive DDL for automatically generated Indexes contains an invalid semi-colon|
|21436619||Different formatting causes Table Check Constraint to be marked as changed|
|21450718||Missing check constraint ddl (arc constraint) during merge|
|21471733||Save doesn’t remove deleted foreign keys|
|21627534||Grant flashback on an oracle table not supported|
|21617909||Domain can’t be locked without opening design|
|21487134||Not possible to populate the supertype table without having to populate subtypes|
|21805334||Journal trigger ddl refers to arbitrary “emp2” table instead of generated table|
|21417244||Table to view wizard to copy column comments in rdbms to view column|
|21935378||SVN – processing of outgoing changes is too slow|
|21935571||Unicode characters in domain definition are changed when save/reopen|
|21943476||Mandatory fields being reset to optional – model in single file mode|
What has changed? Some things from the release notes (http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/datamodeler/downloads/data-modeler-relnotes-v412-2714825.html):
- “Mozila Rhino” script engine is not distributed with JVM any more. It’s replaced with “Oracle Nashorn” scripting engine. Engine need to be changed in existing scripts.
- Predefined RDBMS sites are no longer distributed in file defaultRDBMSSites.xml and will be removed from existing versions of that file.
Added new logical data type String
Changed mapping for Oracle 12c for following types:
- Binary – from BLOB to RAW
- Boolean – from CHAR to Number
Let the database design work continue!