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SLAVE START and
Fixed bug in
REPAIR TABLE when
the table was in use by other threads.
Added a thread cache to make it possible to debug MySQL with gdb when one does a lot of reconnects. This also improves systems where you can't use persistent connections.
Lots of fixes in the Berkeley DB interface.
UPDATE IGNORE does not abort if an update
results in a
TEMPORARY TABLE statements in the update log.
Fixed bug in handling of masked IP addresses in the privilege tables.