SnowSQL release notes for 2023

This article contains the release notes for the SnowSQL, including the following when applicable:

  • Behavior changes

  • New features

  • Customer-facing bug fixes


For release note information for versions released prior to January 2022, see the Client Release History.

Version 1.2.28 (August 07, 2023)

New features and updates

  • Added support for Mac ARM64 binaries.

Bug fixes

  • None.

Version 1.2.27 (June 15, 2023)

New features and updates

  • Added the json_result_force_utf8_decoding option to force result data to be decoded in UTF-8. By default, json_result_force_utf8_decoding is set to false for compatibility with legacy data. Snowflake recommends setting the value to true.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug where default logging settings referenced parent directory and the level was set to debug by default.

Version 1.2.26 (April, 2023)


Version 1.2.25 was removed shortly after release. Version 1.2.26 includes the features and fixes initially included in version 1.2.25.

New features

  • Added the recursion_limit option to limit the Python recursion depth.

  • Added the QUERY_TAG CLI argument to specify query tags for running queries in SnowSQL. By default, QUERY_TAG reads the value of the SNOWSQL_QUERY_TAG environment variable.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a bug where SnowSQL used an incorrect version of LD_LIBRARY_PATH to open web browsers.

  • Fixed an issue where SnowSQL warned of failure to import ArrowResult.