Percona's got a great reputation in the community, and I would have no
qualms using their builds.
On 11/18/10, Ewen Fortune <ewen.fortune@stripped> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 11:41 PM, Daevid Vincent <daevid@stripped> wrote:
>> Ewen thank you! You've opened my eyes to something I didn't even know
>> and made my "special purpose" tingle.
>> Have you used Percona personally? What are your opinions/thoughts? If you
>> haven't used it, I'd be curious why not or what turned you "away" from it?
> I work for Percona :o)
> So I think its best someone else chips in.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Ewen Fortune [mailto:ewen.fortune@stripped]
>>> Sent: Thursday, November 18, 2010 4:56 AM
>>> To: Daevid Vincent
>>> Cc: mysql
>>> Subject: Re: Does mysql cache strip out /* comments */ first?
>>> > My concern is, my gut tells me that the built in mysql
>>> cache system is
>>> > "dumb". And by that I mean, I suspect that mySQL isn't
>>> "smart" enough to
>>> > strip out comments from the SQL statement string BEFORE
>>> storing it as the
>>> > cache hash key (yet I have no facts either way to back it
>>> up and hence the
>>> > reason for this email).
>>> > http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/query-cache.html
>>> > http://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/mysql-query-cache.html
>>> > Can anyone please tell me I'm wrong and that it is smarter
>>> than I give it
>>> > credit for, as I think this would be a very useful
>>> "feature" (or bug-fix as
>>> > the case may be).
>>> Your suspicions are correct, the query cache does not strip comments
>>> before storing the statement.
>>> This can however be done in the Percona build.
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