The source distribution is done with
configure and Automake. It will make
porting much easier. The
is included in the distribution.
Separate client compilation: the client code should be very easy to compile on systems which don't have threads.
The old Perl interface code is automatically compiled and
installed. Automatic compiling of
will follow when the new
DBD code is
Dynamic language support:
mysqld can now
be started with Swedish or English (default) error messages.
mysqldump now works correctly for all
field types (even
SHOW FIELDS FROM tbl_name is
changed so the
Type column contains
information suitable for
CREATE TABLE. In
previous releases, some
information had to be patched when re-creating tables.
Some parser bugs from 3.19.5 (
TIMESTAMP) are corrected.
TIMESTAMP now returns different date
information depending on its create length.
Changed parser to allow a database, table or field name to
start with a number or
All old C code from Unireg changed to C++ and cleaned up. This makes the daemon a little smaller and easier to understand.
A lot of small bug fixes done.
INSTALL files (not final version)
and some information regarding porting.
This is a translation of the MySQL Reference Manual that can be found at dev.mysql.com. The original Reference Manual is in English, and this translation is not necessarily as up to date as the English version.