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From:Russell E Glaue Date:June 19 2001 11:43pm
Subject:Re: Testing MySQL 4.0
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> . After you've pulled, run BUILD/compile-pentium (for a lean fast binary)
> or BUILD/compile-pentium-debug - it will build a binary for you.

We run all our MySQLs on the fast SPARCs and PPCs
is pentium the only supported hardware right now?

-RG


On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Sasha Pachev wrote:

> Hello, MySQL users/hackers:
> 
> As some of you know, we are currently actively working on MySQL 4.0, and are 
> making some progress. Those who are subscribed to the internals lists get 
> notified of all of our commits and can monitor the progress.
> 
> If you would like to do a pull from our repository and play with it, follow 
> the instructions at http://www.mysql.com/doc/I/n/Installing_source_tree.html 
> . After you've pulled, run BUILD/compile-pentium (for a lean fast binary) or 
> BUILD/compile-pentium-debug - it will build a binary for you.
> 
> If you have a spare development system, plug in 4.0 binary and try to run 
> your applications on it to see if it will crash. If it does, although 4.0 is  
> pre-alpha, it is a concern to us - our rule is not to have anything in the 
> central repository that we know crashed - each developers has to run make 
> test before he can push the change, and it has to pass, maybe with the 
> exception of when one developer commits a test case for a bug for some other 
> developer to fix it. 
> 
> So if you can get our tree to crash ( again, we recommend you do not try it 
> on a production system yet :-) ), please report it. The sooner you report it, 
> the sooner we fix it, and the sooner we get 4.0 into production quality 
> release.
> 
> Some cool things already coded in the current 4.0 tree:
> 
> REPLICATION:
> 
>  * LOAD DATA FROM MASTER "auto-magically" sets up a slave ( master tables 
> will be locked in the current code, but this will be fixed in the future once 
> we get hot backup to work)
>  * master is aware of slaves if they register
>  * client has built-in master/slave awareness that get turned on with special 
> client options or through new API calls
> 
> GENERAL SQL:
> 
>  * count(distinct) is about 30% faster 
>  * records can be read on raw MyISAM level with HANDLER command
>  * multi-delete works, but there is a bug we are aware of that we have not 
> fixed yet
> 
> FULL TEXT:
> 
>  * All I know  is that it works much better - Sergei could fill in the details
> 
> The above list is not comlete - I just typed it from memory.
> 
> Of course, the new API, SQL syntax, log formats, etc is subject to change 
> since we are still pre-alpha, so do not build applications that depend on it 
> until we have officially blessed them. 
> 
> Also, now is the best time to throw in suggestions, feature requests, etc. 
> Once we've stablized the branch, it would be a lot harder to get us to change 
> things.
> 
> So, in short, have fun...
> 
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Testing MySQL 4.0Sasha Pachev20 Jun
  • Re: Testing MySQL 4.0Russell E Glaue20 Jun
    • Re: Testing MySQL 4.0Sasha Pachev20 Jun
      • Re: Testing MySQL 4.0Michael Widenius20 Jun
        • Re: Testing MySQL 4.0Russell E Glaue20 Jun
        • Re: Testing MySQL 4.0Sasha Pachev20 Jun
    • Problems in OPTIMIZE TABLE xxx...Milan Kajnar20 Jun
    • Re: Problems in OPTIMIZE TABLE xxx...Sinisa Milivojevic20 Jun
    • Re: Problems in OPTIMIZE TABLE xxx...Paul Cadach20 Jun
  • Re: Testing MySQL 4.0Tibor Simko9 Jul
    • Re: Testing MySQL 4.0Sasha Pachev9 Jul