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MySQL 4.1.7 has been released

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jedia, Oct 28, 2004.

  1. Jedia

    Jedia Well-Known Member

    Mar 18, 2004
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    MySQL 4.1.7, a new version of the popular Open Source/Free Software
    Database Management System has been released. It is now available in
    source and binary form for a number of platforms from our download pages
    mirror sites.

    Note that not all mirror sites may be up-to-date at this point. If you
    cannot find this version on a particular mirror, please try again later or
    choose another download site.

    This is the first 4.1 production release.

    Please refer to our bugs database at for more
    details about the individual bugs fixed in this version.

    News from the ChangeLog:

    Changes in release 4.1.7

    Functionality added or changed:
    * InnoDB: Made LOCK TABLES behave by default like it did before
    MySQL 4.0.20 or 4.1.2: no InnoDB lock will be taken. Added a
    startup option and settable system variable innodb_table_locks for
    making LOCK TABLE acquire also InnoDB locks. See section
    "Restrictions on InnoDB Tables" in the manual.
    (Bug #3299, Bug #5998)

    Bugs fixed:
    * Fixed a bug with FOUND_ROWS() used together with LIMIT clause in
    prepared statements. (Bug #6088)
    * Fixed a bug with NATURAL JOIN in prepared statements. (Bug #6046).
    * Fixed a bug in join of tables from different databases having
    columns with identical names (prepared statements). (Bug #6050)
    * Now implicit access to system time zone description tables (which
    happens when you set time_zone variable or use CONVERT_TZ()
    function) does not require any privileges. (Bug #6116)
    * Fixed a bug which caused the server to crash when the deprecated
    libmysqlclient function mysql_create_db() was called. (Bug #6081)
    privileges are revoked correctly. (Bug #5831). This corrects a
    case that the fix in 4.1.6 could miss.
    * Fixed a bug that could cause MyISAM index corruption when key
    values start with character codes below BLANK. This was caused by
    the new key sort order in 4.1. (Bug #6151)
    * Fixed a bug in the prepared statements protocol when wrong
    metadata was sent for SELECT statements not returning a result set
    (such as SELECT ... INTO OUTFILE). (Bug #6059)
    * Fixed bug which allowed one to circumvent missing UPDATE privilege
    if one had INSERT and SELECT privileges for table with primary key.
    (Bug #6173)
    * Fixed a bug in libmysqlclient with wrong conversion of negative
    time values to strings. (Bug #6049).
    * Fixed a bug in libmysqlclient with wrong conversion of zero date
    values (0000-00-00) to strings. (Bug #6058)
    * Fixed a bug that caused the server to crash on attempt to prepare
    a statement with RAND(?). (Bug #5985)
    * Fixed a bug with handling of DATE, TIME, and DATETIME columns in
    the binary protocol. The problem is compiler-specific and could
    have been observed on HP-UX, AIX, Solaris9, when compiling with
    native compiler. (Bug #6025)
    * Fixed a bug with handling of TINYINT columns in the binary
    protocol. The problem is specific to platforms where the C
    compiler has the char data type unsigned by default. (Bug #6024)
    * Fixed problem introduced in MySQL 4.0.21 where a connection
    starting a transaction, doing updates, then FLUSH TABLES WITH READ
    LOCK, then COMMIT, would cause replication slaves to stop
    complaining about error 1223. Bug surfaced when using the InnoDB
    innobackup script. (Bug #5949)



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