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Comment:Update docs for the 3.10.1 release.
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SHA1: b01206d6afcd59d516e19494225f635f883e16dd
User & Date: drh 2016-01-13 18:40:37
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2016-01-13
21:46
Add the release hashes to the change log for 3.10.1. check-in: 9c12cf4cea user: drh tags: branch-3.10
18:40
Update docs for the 3.10.1 release. check-in: b01206d6af user: drh tags: branch-3.10
2016-01-12
13:44
Fix typos in the TCL interface documentation. check-in: 217ea4895f user: drh tags: branch-3.10
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set nChng 0
proc chng {date desc {options {}}} {
  global nChng aChng
  set aChng($nChng) [list $date $desc $options]
  incr nChng
}








chng {2016-01-06 (3.10.0)} {
<p><b>General improvements:</b>
<li>Added support for [LIKE], [GLOB], and [REGEXP] operators on [virtual tables].
<li>Added the [colUsed field] to [sqlite3_index_info] for use by
    the [sqlite3_module.xBestIndex] method.
<li>Enhance the [PRAGMA cache_spill] statement to accept a 32-bit integer







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<tcl>
set nChng 0
proc chng {date desc {options {}}} {
  global nChng aChng
  set aChng($nChng) [list $date $desc $options]
  incr nChng
}

chng {2016-01-14 (3.10.1)} {
<li>Add the [SQLITE_FCNTL_JOURNAL_POINTER] file control.
<li>Fix a 16-month-old bug in the query planner that could generate incorrect results
    when a scalar subquery attempts to use the [block sorting] optimization.  Ticket
    [https://www.sqlite.org/src/info/cb3aa0641d9a4|cb3aa0641d9a4].
} {patchagainst 1}

chng {2016-01-06 (3.10.0)} {
<p><b>General improvements:</b>
<li>Added support for [LIKE], [GLOB], and [REGEXP] operators on [virtual tables].
<li>Added the [colUsed field] to [sqlite3_index_info] for use by
    the [sqlite3_module.xBestIndex] method.
<li>Enhance the [PRAGMA cache_spill] statement to accept a 32-bit integer

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</td>
<td width="20"></td><td bgcolor="#044a64" width="1"></td><td width="20"></td>
<td valign="top">
<h3>Current Status</h3>

<p><ul>
<li><a href="releaselog/3_10_0.html">Version 3.10.0</a>
of SQLite is recommended for all new development.
</li>
</ul></p>

<h3>Common Links</h3>

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<td width="20"></td><td bgcolor="#044a64" width="1"></td><td width="20"></td>
<td valign="top">
<h3>Current Status</h3>

<p><ul>
<li><a href="releaselog/3_10_1.html">Version 3.10.1</a>
of SQLite is recommended for all new development.
</li>
</ul></p>

<h3>Common Links</h3>

<p><ul>

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  hd_puts "<h3>$date - $title</h3>"
  regsub -all "\n( *\n)+" $text "</p>\n\n<p>" txt
  regsub -all {[Tt]icket #(\d+)} $txt \
      {<a href="http://www.sqlite.org/cvstrac/tktview?tn=\1">\0</a>} txt
  hd_resolve "<blockquote>$txt</blockquote>"
  hd_puts "<hr width=\"50%\">"
}










newsitem {2016-01-06} {Release 3.10.0} {
<p>SQLite [version 3.10.0] is a regularly scheduled maintenance release.
}

newsitem {2015-11-02} {Release 3.9.2} {
<p>SQLite [version 3.9.2] is a patch release fixing two obscure bugs.







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  hd_puts "<h3>$date - $title</h3>"
  regsub -all "\n( *\n)+" $text "</p>\n\n<p>" txt
  regsub -all {[Tt]icket #(\d+)} $txt \
      {<a href="http://www.sqlite.org/cvstrac/tktview?tn=\1">\0</a>} txt
  hd_resolve "<blockquote>$txt</blockquote>"
  hd_puts "<hr width=\"50%\">"
}

newsitem {2016-01-14} {Release 3.10.1} {
<p>SQLite [version 3.10.1] is a bug-fix release primarily targeting the
fix for the query planner bug
[https://www.sqlite.org/src/info/cb3aa0641d9a4|cb3aa0641d9a4] discovered by
Mapscape.  Also included is a minor API enhancement requested by
the Firefox developers at Mozilla.  The differences from version 
3.10.0 are minimal.
}

newsitem {2016-01-06} {Release 3.10.0} {
<p>SQLite [version 3.10.0] is a regularly scheduled maintenance release.
}

newsitem {2015-11-02} {Release 3.9.2} {
<p>SQLite [version 3.9.2] is a patch release fixing two obscure bugs.

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<p>
The same basic algorithm is followed, except this time the matching rows
of the index are scanned from bottom to top instead of from top to bottom,
so that the states will appear in descending order.
</p>

<tcl>hd_fragment {partialsort} {partial sorting by index}</tcl>
<h3>3.2 Partial Sorting Using An Index</h3>

<p>
Sometimes only part of an ORDER BY clause can be satisfied using indexes.
Consider, for example, the following query:
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<p>
The same basic algorithm is followed, except this time the matching rows
of the index are scanned from bottom to top instead of from top to bottom,
so that the states will appear in descending order.
</p>

<tcl>hd_fragment {partialsort} {partial sorting by index} {block sorting}</tcl>
<h3>3.2 Partial Sorting Using An Index (a.k.a. Block Sorting)</h3>

<p>
Sometimes only part of an ORDER BY clause can be satisfied using indexes.
Consider, for example, the following query:
</p>

<tcl>