>>>>> "Carlos" == Carlos Proal <proal@stripped> writes:
>> From: Michael Widenius <monty@stripped>
>> Reply-To: monty@stripped
>> To: java@stripped, mysql@stripped, announce@stripped
>> Subject: Bad handshake problem with java and MySQL 3.22.32
>> Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2000 15:57:20 +0200 (EET)
>> The protocol security fix in MySQL 3.22.32 caused a bug in the MM
>> driver to show its ugly face: (I haven't had time to verify if the twz
>> driver has the same problem)
>> For connections where one uses passwords and the passwords is not 8
>> bytes longs, you will get a Bad Handshake error.
Carlos> i dont know if this 'fix' is currently used by version 3.23.8 because in
Carlos> that way i have developed with MM driver and passwords around 4 chars or
Carlos> less and everything is fine.
No, 3.23.8 doesn't have the fix; (It will be in 3.23.11 that we are
trying to relase as soon as possible). On the other hand, the java patch
I posted actually corrects a bug in the mm driver and should be
applied to ensure that you can continue to use it both with earlier
and newer MySQL versions.