On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 01:27:34PM -0600, Timothy Smith wrote:
> Dear MySQL users,
> MySQL Community Server 5.1.35, a new version of the popular Open
> Source Database Management System, has been released. MySQL 5.1.35 is
> recommended for use on production systems.
> For an overview of what's new in MySQL 5.1, please see
> For information on installing MySQL 5.1.35 on new servers or upgrading
> to MySQL 5.1.35 from previous MySQL releases, please see
> MySQL Server is available in source and binary form for a number of
> platforms from our download pages at
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> We welcome and appreciate your feedback, bug reports, bug fixes,
> patches, etc.:
> For information on open issues in MySQL 5.1, please see the errata
> list at
> The following section lists the changes in the MySQL source code since
> the previous released version of MySQL 5.1. It may also be viewed
> online at
> Timothy Smith
> The MySQL build team at Sun Microsystems
> This release of MySQL has two known outstanding issues for
> * The .msi installer does not detect an existing root password
> on the initial configuration attempt. To work around this,
> install and configure MySQL as normal, but skip any changes to
> security. (There is a checkbox that allows this on the
> security screen of the configuration wizard.) Then check your
> + If the old root password and security settings are okay,
> you are done and can proceed to use MySQL.
> + Otherwise, reconfigure with the wizard and make any
> changes on the second configuration attempt. The wizard
> will properly prompt for the existing root password and
> allow changes to be made.
> This issue has been filed as
> Bug#45200: http://bugs.mysql.com/45200 for correction in a
> future release.
> * The Windows configuration wizard allows changes to InnoDB
> settings during a reconfiguration operation. For an upgrade,
> this may cause difficulties. To work around this, use one of
> the following alternatives:
> + Do not change InnoDB settings.
> + Copy files from the old InnoDB location to the new one.
> This issue has been filed as
> Bug#45201: http://bugs.mysql.com/45201 for correction in a
> future release.
> Bugs fixed:
> * Important Change: Replication: The transactional behavior of
> STOP SLAVE has changed. Formerly, it took effect immediately,
> even inside a transaction; now, it waits until the current
> replication event group (if any) has finished executing, or
> until the user issues a KILL QUERY or KILL CONNECTION
> This was done in order to solve the problem encountered when
> replication was stopped while a nontransactional slave was
> replicating a transaction on the master. (It was impossible to
> roll back a mixed-engines transaction when one of the engines
> was nontransactional, which meant that the slave could not
> safely re-apply any transaction that had been interrupted by
> STOP SLAVE.) (Bug#319: http://bugs.mysql.com/319,
> Bug#38205: http://bugs.mysql.com/38205)
> See also Bug#43217: http://bugs.mysql.com/43217.
> * Partitioning: When a value was equal to a PARTITION ... VALUES
> LESS THAN (value) value other than MAXVALUE, the corresponding
> partition was not pruned.
> (Bug#42944: http://bugs.mysql.com/42944)
> * Replication: Unrelated errors occurring during the execution
> of RESET SLAVE could cause the slave to crash.
> (Bug#44179: http://bugs.mysql.com/44179)
> * Replication: The --slave-skip-errors option had no effect when
> using row-based logging format.
> (Bug#39393: http://bugs.mysql.com/39393)
> * Replication: The following erors were not correctly reported:
> + Failures during slave thread initialization
> + Failures while initializing the relay log position
> (immediately following the starting of the slave thread)
> + Failures while processing queries passed through the
> --init_slave option.
> Information about these types of failures can now be found in
> the output of SHOW SLAVE STATUS.
> (Bug#38197: http://bugs.mysql.com/38197)
> * Replication: Killing the thread executing a DDL statement,
> after it had finished its execution but before it had written
> the binlog event, caused the error code in the binlog event to
> be set (incorrectly) to ER_SERVER_SHUTDOWN or
> ER_QUERY_INTERRUPTED, which caused replication to fail.
> (Bug#37145: http://bugs.mysql.com/37145)
> See also Bug#27571: http://bugs.mysql.com/27571,
> Bug#22725: http://bugs.mysql.com/22725.
> * Replication: Column alises used inside subqueries were ignored
> in the binary log. (Bug#35515: http://bugs.mysql.com/35515)
> * Valgrind warnings for the DECODE(), ENCRYPT(), and
> FIND_IN_SET() functions were corrected.
> (Bug#44358: http://bugs.mysql.com/44358,
> Bug#44365: http://bugs.mysql.com/44365,
> Bug#44367: http://bugs.mysql.com/44367)
> * On Windows, entries for build-vs9.bat and build-vs9_x64.bat
> were missing in win/Makefile.am.
> (Bug#44353: http://bugs.mysql.com/44353)
> * Incomplete cleanup of JOIN_TAB::select during the filesort of
> rows for a GROUP BY clause inside a subquery caused a server
> crash. (Bug#44290: http://bugs.mysql.com/44290)
> * Not all lock types had proper descriptive strings, resulting
> in garbage output from mysqladmin debug.
> (Bug#44164: http://bugs.mysql.com/44164)
> * Use of HANDLER statements with INFORMATION_SCHEMA tables
> caused a server crash. Now HANDLER is prohibited with such
> tables. (Bug#44151: http://bugs.mysql.com/44151)
> * Invoking SHOW TABLE STATUS from within a stored procedure
> could cause a Packets out of order error.
> (Bug#43962: http://bugs.mysql.com/43962)
> * myisamchk could display a negative Max keyfile length value.
> (Bug#43950: http://bugs.mysql.com/43950)
> * On 64-bit systems, a key_buffer_size value larger than 4GB
> could couse MyISAM index corruption.
> (Bug#43932: http://bugs.mysql.com/43932)
> * mysqld_multi incorrectly passed --no-defaults to mysqld_safe.
> (Bug#43876: http://bugs.mysql.com/43876)
> * SHOW VARIABLES did not properly display the value of
> slave_skip_errors. (Bug#43835: http://bugs.mysql.com/43835)
> * On Windows, a server crash occurred for attempts to insert a
> floating-point value into a CHAR column with a maximum length
> less than the converted floating-point value length.
> (Bug#43833: http://bugs.mysql.com/43833)
> * Incorrect initialization of MyISAM table indexes could cause
> incorrect query results.
> (Bug#43737: http://bugs.mysql.com/43737)
> * libmysqld crashed when it was reinitialized.
> (Bug#43706: http://bugs.mysql.com/43706,
> Bug#44091: http://bugs.mysql.com/44091)
> * InnoDB uses random numbers to generate dives into indexes for
> calculating index cardinality. However, under certain
> conditions, the algorithm did not generate random numbers, so
> ANALYZE TABLE did not update cardinality estimates properly. A
> new algorithm has been introduced with better randomization
> properties, together with a system variable,
> innodb_use_legacy_cardinality_algorithm, that controls which
> algorithm to use. The default value of the variable is 1 (ON),
> to use the original algorithm for compatibility with existing
> applications. The variable can be set to 0 (OFF) to use the
> new algorithm with improved randomness.
> (Bug#43660: http://bugs.mysql.com/43660)
> * UNION of floating-point numbers did unnecessary rounding.
> (Bug#43432: http://bugs.mysql.com/43432)
> * ALTER DATABASE ... UPGRADE DATA DIRECTORY NAME failed when the
> database contained views.
> (Bug#43385: http://bugs.mysql.com/43385)
> * Certain statements might open a table and then wait for an
> impending global read lock without noticing whether they hold
> a table being waiting for by the global read lock, causing a
> hang. Affected statements are SELECT ... FOR UPDATE, LOCK
> TABLES ... WRITE, TRUNCATE TABLE, and LOAD DATA INFILE.
> (Bug#43230: http://bugs.mysql.com/43230)
> * Using an XML function such as ExtractValue() more than once in
> a single query could produce erroneous results.
> (Bug#43183: http://bugs.mysql.com/43183)
> See also Bug#43937: http://bugs.mysql.com/43937.
> * Full-text prefix searches could hang the connection and cause
> 100% CPU consumption. (Bug#42907: http://bugs.mysql.com/42907)
> * InnoDB had excessive contention for a character set mutex.
> (Bug#42649: http://bugs.mysql.com/42649)
> * Incorrect elevation of warning messages to error messages for
> unsafe statements caused a server crash.
> (Bug#42640: http://bugs.mysql.com/42640)
> * CHECK TABLE suggested use of REPAIR TABLE for corrupt tables
> for storage engines not supported by REPAIR TABLE. Now CHECK
> TABLE suggests that the user dump and reload the table.
> (Bug#42563: http://bugs.mysql.com/42563)
> * Compressing a table with the myisampack utility caused the
> server to produce Valgrind warnings when it opened the table.
> (Bug#41541: http://bugs.mysql.com/41541)
> * For a MyISAM table with DELAY_KEY_WRITE enabled, the index
> file could be corrupted without the table being marked as
> crashed if the server was killed.
> (Bug#41330: http://bugs.mysql.com/41330)
> * Killing an INSERT ... SELECT statement for a MyISAM table
> could cause table corruption if the table had indexes.
> (Bug#40827: http://bugs.mysql.com/40827)
> * A multiple-table DELETE IGNORE statement involving a foreign
> key constraint caused an assertion failure.
> (Bug#40127: http://bugs.mysql.com/40127)
> * Multiple-table UPDATE statements did not properly activate
> triggers. (Bug#39953: http://bugs.mysql.com/39953)
> * The mysql_setpermission operation for removing database
> privileges removed global privileges instead.
> (Bug#39852: http://bugs.mysql.com/39852)
> * A stored routine contain a C-style comment could not be dumped
> and reloaded. (Bug#39559: http://bugs.mysql.com/39559)
> * In an UPDATE or DELETE via a secondary index, InnoDB did not
> store the cursor position. This made InnoDB crash in
> semi-consistent read while attempting to unlock a nonmatching
> record. (Bug#39320: http://bugs.mysql.com/39320)
> * The functions listed in Section 188.8.131.52.3, "Creating
> Geometry Values Using MySQL-Specific Functions," previously
> accepted WKB arguments and returned WKB values. They now
> accept WKB or geometry arguments and return geometry values.
> The functions listed in Section 184.108.40.206.2, "Creating
> Geometry Values Using WKB Functions," previously accepted WKB
> arguments and returned geometry values. They now accept WKB or
> geometry arguments and return geometry values.
> (Bug#38990: http://bugs.mysql.com/38990)
> * On WIndows, running the server with myisam_use_mmap enabled
> caused MyISAM table corruption.
> (Bug#38848: http://bugs.mysql.com/38848)
> * CHECK TABLE did not properly check whether MyISAM tables
> created by servers from MySQL 4.0 or older needed to be
> upgraded. This could cause problems upgrading to MySQL 5.1 or
> higher. (Bug#37631: http://bugs.mysql.com/37631)
> * An UPDATE statement that updated a column using the same
> DES_ENCRYPT() value for each row actually updated different
> rows with different values.
> (Bug#35087: http://bugs.mysql.com/35087)
> * For shared-memory connections, the read and write methods did
> not properly handle asynchronous close events, which could
> lead to the client locking up waiting for a server response.
> For example, a call to mysql_real_query() would block forever
> on the client side if the executed statement was aborted on
> the server side. Thanks to Armin Schöffmann for the bug report
> and patch. (Bug#33899: http://bugs.mysql.com/33899)
> * CHECKSUM TABLE was not killable with KILL QUERY.
> (Bug#33146: http://bugs.mysql.com/33146)
> * myisamchk and myisampack were not being linked with the
> library that enabled support for * filename pattern expansion.
> (Bug#29248: http://bugs.mysql.com/29248)
> * For InnoDB tables that have their own .ibd tablespace file, a
> superfluous ibuf cursor restoration fails! message could be
> written to the error log. This warning has been suppressed.
> (Bug#27276: http://bugs.mysql.com/27276)
> * COMMIT did not delete savepoints if there were no changes in
> the transaction. (Bug#26288: http://bugs.mysql.com/26288)
> * Several memory allocation functions were not being checked for
> out-of-memory return values.
> (Bug#25058: http://bugs.mysql.com/25058)
> Timothy Smith, Product Engineering, MySQL
> Database Technology Group, Sun Microsystems
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Error in compiling:
mv -f .deps/liboptions_la-priv.Tpo .deps/liboptions_la-priv.Plo
/bin/sh ../../libtool --preserve-dup-deps --tag=CXX --mode=link g++ -O3
-fno-implicit-templates -fno-exceptions -fno-rtti
-DPROTOCOL_VERSION=10 -O3 -fno-implicit-templates -fno-exceptions -fno-rtti -o
liboptions.la liboptions_la-options.lo liboptions_la-priv.lo
test: unrecognized integer ` ar cru .libs/liboptions.a .libs/liboptions_la-options.o
.libs/liboptions_la-priv.o ../../libmysql/.libs/get_password.o ~ranlib
../../libtool: arith: syntax error: " 47 + .libs/liboptions_la-options.o~RANLI "
gmake: *** [liboptions.la] Error 2
gmake: Leaving directory
gmake: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
gmake: Leaving directory `/usr/src/contrib/mysql/mysql-5.1.35/server-tools'
gmake: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
*** Error code 2