>>>>> "Ed" == Ed Carp <erc@stripped> writes:
>> I think that removing the above test should be safe; The MySQL protocol
>> automaticly detect missing packets so it should notice if something
>> goes fatally wrong! As all SQL commands are sent as clear text, it's
>> very unlikely that you will corrupt any data!
>> You can also try running the client with --compression; The
>> uncompress code should detect any corruption in the real data!
Ed> Will the client or server retry if either one detects corruption, or will
Ed> the connection just abort?
The connection will just abort. Normally the TCP layer handles the
retries, doesn't it?.