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LiquiBase 1.8.0

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LiquiBase 1.8.0 has been released and can be downloaded from  LiquiBase is a database-independent LGPL Java library for managing and applying database changes.

Major changes in 1.8.0 include:

  • Improvements to preconditions
    • onFail and onError controls
    • Several new precondition checks
    • Custom preconditions can be passed parameters
  • SQLite Support
  • Context checking is now case insensitive
  • Specifying a column as autoincrement for a non-autoincrement table does not cause an error
  • End delimiter can be specified with sql changes
  • Indexes can be created as unique
  • Required attributes for all changes are checked before execution
  • Command line migrator return codes are better
  • Many more bug fixes

The Maven repository will be updated over the next couple days.  The Grails and IntelliJ plug-ins are available immediately.

 For more  information on LiquiBase, visit

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