Given a MASTER and a SLAVE.
When launching the SLAVE, it knows about the binary log file used by the
MASTER and the position in that log file.
Say the binary log file (on the master) has reached its maximum size, so
that it has to switch to a "+1" binary log file: does he inform the
SLAVE of that switch so that the SLAVE updates its information about the
I'm readind the documentation
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/binary-log.html and dont see what
is happening while slaving.