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From:Karen Langford Date:December 21 2009 6:14pm
Subject:MySQL Community Server 5.0.89 has been released
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Dear MySQL users,

MySQL Community Server 5.0.89, a new version of the popular Open Source
Database Management System, has been released. This Community release 
shares the
version number with its MySQL Enterprise Server counterpart. Please note 
this is
the last release of 5.0 before it exits active maintenance.

The release is now available in source and binary form for a number of
platforms from our download pages at

and mirror sites.  Note that not all mirror sites may be up to date at
this point in time, so if you can't find this version on some mirror,
please try again later or choose another download site.

We welcome and appreciate your feedback, bug reports, bug fixes,
patches etc.:

This section documents all changes and bugfixes that have been
applied since the last MySQL Community Server release (5.0.88).

If you would like to receive more fine-grained and personalized
update alerts about fixes that are relevant to the version and
features you use, please consider subscribing to MySQL Enterprise
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C.1.1. Changes in MySQL 5.0.89

 Bugs fixed:

   * Privileges for stored routines were ignored for mixed-case
     routine names.
     See also Bug#41049:

   * Building MySQL on Fedora Core 12 64-bit would fail due to errors in
     comp_err. (Bug#48864:

   * DISTINCT was ignored for queries with GROUP BY WITH ROLLUP and
     only const tables.

   * Loose index scan was inappropriately chosen for some WHERE

   * A bad typecast could cause query execution to allocate large
     amounts of memory.

   * When running mysql_secure_installation, the command would fail
     if the root password contained multiple spaces, \, # or quote

   * Output from mysql --html did not encode the <, >, or &


Hery Ramilison, Karen Langford, MySQL Release Engineers
Database Group, Sun Microsystem Inc.

MySQL Community Server 5.0.89 has been releasedKaren Langford21 Dec