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From:Mike Lischke Date:February 27 2009 8:26am
Subject:MySQL GUI Tools for 5.0 Release 17 for Windows available for download
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Dear MySQL users,

we are pleased to announce a new maintenance release of the legacy GUI  
Tools Bundle. This is a Windows-only release and contains a number of  
bug fixes. The source code for this bundle is available on You can clone the branches using the built-in Launchpad  
plugin that comes with the Bazaar client using these commands:

bzr branch lp:mysql-administrator
bzr branch lp:mysql-querybrowser
bzr branch lp:mysql-migrationtool
bzr branch lp:mysql-gui-common

All the GUI tools Launchpad projects are part of the MySQL super  
project which you can find at

For this release you can find the change log below. For those wanting  
to know more about the GUI tools in general a short description  
follows, which includes download and documentation links.


Bugs worked on:
- Bug #35092    entering text in SQL Query Area in overwrite mode  
produces strange results
- Bug #42462    Query Browser crashes (or becomes very slow)  
displaying mediumtext fields
- Bug #28828    View recreated as a table from backup insted of an  
- Bug #29453    Log After Fetching Schema shows passwords.
- Bug #27250    Comment backcolor shown on non-commented lines
- Bug #27162    Edit Table menu item on table starting with upper case  
letter results in error
- Bug #29410    Fast double click highlighting fails
- Bug #39507    Complete backup not enabled by default
- Bug #26729    acces violation with ""choose option file"" (startup  
variables) when no file exist
- Bug #26757    table creator: discard changes on not existing table  
doesnt work
- Bug #26911    Need more specific wording in delete confirmation  
dialog for backup project.
- Bug #27074    Syntax font color gremlin - triage meeting - Customer  
support in #workbench
- Bug #27094    grants not shown for non-lowercase-named procedures
- Bug #23746    MySQL System Tray Monitor can not start/stop mysql  
service in Vista OS
- Bug #28472    cannot close split tab (not finished) - Radio Sakila
- Bug #28472    cannot close split tab
- Bug #29003    Controls disappear on ALT key
- Bug #29220    Access violation when querying before schema loads
- Bug #29403    Double clicking non-default DB collapses table tree
- Bug #29404    Confirm Table Edit window is not child of Table Editor  
- Bug #29670    Double clicking deactivated SP fails to qualify itself
- Bug #30054    GUI Executables do not include Vista manifests
- Bug #30920    In Administrator, stored procedures are corrupted or  
deleted after an error
- Bug #32703    Renamimg scheduled backup creates new
- Bug #32736    SQL treated as a comment
- Bug #33351    No hourglass while selecting backup content
- Bug #35587    QB needs a hourglas when pasting large data
- Bug #33157    UI Executing proc steals focus
- Bug #28821    Scheduled backups creates .logs in [c:\]
- Bug #26748    german localisation for Adminstrator and query Browser
- Bug #26797    Installing new service has incorrect file paths
- Bug #38089    Can't interupt lengthy backup
- Bug #27435    Error on restoring database with Administrator
- Bug #27631    out of memory
- Bug #28314    Wrongly update the user password
- Bug #28391    Adding new host for user clears all passwords for that  
- Bug #31894    mysql administrator add user global privileges
- Bug #42399    Mysql Admin conflict with hMailServerMySQL
- Bug #24869    Mysql Administrator shows bad nuber of rows in a tables
- Bug #41152    Primary Key of INT(N) in Catalog Edit Table is  
incorrectly displayed as INTEGER
- Bug #35549    Mysql 5.0.26-community-nt-log||Not Detecting Ram
- Bug #41150    'Number of SQL Queries' displays the wrong variable
- Bug #37547    Text Overwrite (toggled by the insert key) does not  
function properly
- Bug #38132    Mysql Administrator launches modal dialogs behind  
Mysql Table Editor window
- Bug #12538    Show schema privileges when database icon clicked as  
well as text
- Bug #22439    Administrator can not (does not) set default-collation  
- Bug #42717    Changing tabs won't set focus to editor
- Bug #28693    Can't add/edit rows in tables containing the word  
- Bug #27822    Wrong Character Position Calculation in Query Area
- Bug #28930    consistant memory leak when executing simple query
- Bug #29395    MySQL Migration Toolkit fails with JRE1.6
- Bug #33738    My MySQL Browser & Administrator do not use kerning  
when editing SPs&Functions
- Bug #29597    mysql tools can be lost with no hope of retrieving  
them, ever.
- Bug #16176    Syntax window on MySQL QB missing MySQL 5 syntax updates
- Bug #42290    Execution of 'drop trigger if exists' fails if not  
- Bug #33954    QB saves only in defacto standard UTF-8
- Bug #27554    screencolor
- Bug #27572    Unclear error message during non-root login with  
""SHOW DATABASES"" disabled
- Bug #26682    Explain button disabled after Compare button clicked
- Bug #26723    Save display for Script window inconsistent
- Bug #26839    Connection name in application bar disappears
- Bug #26847    Cannot view log files
- Bug #27822    Wrong Character Position Calculation in Query Area
- Bug #31675    GB values not honored in MySQL Administrator
- Bug #42952    Can't logon
- Bug #35146    Error on restoring a Procedure or Function
- Bug #34316    Restore failed on successfully backed up functions
- Bug #34603    Buggy mysql-administrator-template.po in trunk.
- Bug #43056    View won't be restored correct
- Bug #43085    misleading error message
- Bug #28564    Importing of dump of mysql database made by MySQL  
Administrator fails
- Bug #26809    Copyright year in Query Browser About wndow

- Fix for MA backup problem with views containing only one column
- Changed Vista manifest UAC setting from requireAdministrator to  
asInvoker to avoid frequent questions from UAC. Admin rights are only  
needed to manipulate services or config files. Apps can be started as  
administrator to make this working (e.g. via Explorer context menu).


MySQL GUI Tools for 5.0 is a bundled package including MySQL GUI tools  
for the MySQL 4.1/5.0 server. It consists of the following products

MySQL Administrator 1.2.17 GA
MySQL Query Browser 1.2.17 GA
MySQL Migration Toolkit 1.1.17 GA

and offers a complete set of graphical tools to configure, manage and  
work with the MySQL Server.

GUI Tools package download page

GUI Tools manuals as PDF or CHM in english, greek, italian,  
portuguese, russian, spanish or ukrainian, or as HTML for online reading

Mike Lischke, Senior Software Engineer
Database Group, Developer Tools
Sun Microsystems Inc.,

MySQL GUI Tools for 5.0 Release 17 for Windows available for downloadMike Lischke27 Feb