Am 17.06.2013 13:11, schrieb Mihamina Rakotomandimby:
> 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 MASTER status?
The master does not "inform" the slave via an immediate
communication channel, but the slave knows how to keep up because
the end of the binary log file contains continuation information
- i.e. the name of the next log file to fetch.