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From:Sunanda Menon Date:February 26 2013 12:33pm
Subject:MySQL Connector/Python 1.0.9 has been released
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Dear MySQL users,

MySQL Connector/Python v1.0.9 is a new version of the 1.0 production
release of the pure Python database driver for MySQL.

MySQL Connector/Python version 1.0 is compatible with MySQL Server
versions 5.5 and greater, but should work with earlier versions
(greater than v4.1). Python v2.6 and greater as well as Python v3.1
and greater are supported. Python v2.4 and v2.5 are known to work,
but are not officially supported.

MySQL Connector/Python v1.0.9 is available for download from

A brief summary of changes in MySQL Connector/Python v1.0 is listed
below. Please check the ChangeLog file inside the distribution for a
more complete list of changes or online at:

Changes in MySQL Connector/Python v1.0.9

  Functionality Added or Changed

      * Previously, when setting up an SSL connection, the developer
        had to set the ClientFlag.SSL explicitly in the client_flags
        argument of the mysql.connector.connect() function call. Now,
        whenever SSL arguments are specified, the client flag is set
        automatically. This change makes the SSL behavior of
        Connector/Python more consistent with other MySQL connectors.
        (Bug #16217667, Bug #68172)

  Bugs Fixed

      * The DistUtils command was not copying into the
        build directory, so that the build/lib directory could not be
        used for development without manually copying (Bug

      * Passing string parameters to a stored procedure resulted in
        extra quotes being included in the value. This was caused by
        the conversion from Python to MySQL data types being applied
        two times. We now only convert once, and pass the values
        MySQLCursor.callproc() now also raises a ValueError when the
        type of an argument is incorrect. (Bug #16217743, Bug #68066)

      * Fixed IPv6 for older Microsoft Windows versions. Also improved
        the associated code for all operating systems: we now use
        socket.getaddrinfo() instead of inet_pton() to check whether
        we are connecting using IPv4 or IPv6.
        A new connection option force_ipv6 has been introduced. When
        set to True, IPv6 will be used when an address resolves to
        both IPv4 and IPv6. Otherwise, IPv4 is favored. (Bug



The source distribution includes the manual in various formats under
the docs/ folder.

Reporting Bugs

We welcome and appreciate your feedback and bug reports:


On Behalf of the MySQL build team at Oracle,

Sunanda Menon
MySQL Connector/Python 1.0.9 has been releasedSunanda Menon26 Feb
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