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From:Rick James Date:September 17 2012 11:29pm
Subject:RE: Older mysql client with newer server compatibility
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I'm pretty sure all is well...
In one case, I think I have 4.1 client talking to 5.5 server.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Honza Horak [mailto:hhorak@stripped]
> Sent: Monday, September 17, 2012 2:53 AM
> To: Reindl Harald
> Cc: mysql@stripped
> Subject: Re: Older mysql client with newer server compatibility
> 
> On 09/17/2012 11:08 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> > Am 17.09.2012 10:53, schrieb Honza Horak:
> >> I'm thinking about compatibility issues between older mysql client
> >> (say 5.0.x or 5.1.x) with newer mysql server (5.5.x or 5.6.x). After
> >> some tests I've noticed no issues and it seems to work just fine. Is
> anybody aware of some problems that I can expect?
> >
> > as long as protocols / authentications are not changed no problem
> > above means: mysql client 4.0 can not connect to >= 4.1 if the server
> > is using "old_passwords = 0"
> >
> > sql commands are sql commands, independent of the version
> 
> Of course, so I can specify my question a little bit:
> Is anybody aware of any other backward incompatible change in protocol?
> 
> Honza
> 
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Older mysql client with newer server compatibilityHonza Horak17 Sep
  • Re: Older mysql client with newer server compatibilityReindl Harald17 Sep
    • Re: Older mysql client with newer server compatibilityHonza Horak17 Sep
      • RE: Older mysql client with newer server compatibilityRick James17 Sep