--tmpdir option to
mysqld, for specifying the location of
the temporary file directory.
MySQL now automatically changes a query from an ODBC client:
SELECT ... FROM table WHERE auto_increment_column IS NULL
SELECT ... FROM table WHERE auto_increment_column == LAST_INSERT_ID()
This allows some ODBC programs (Delphi, Access) to retrieve
the newly inserted row to fetch the
DROP TABLE now waits for all users to
free a table before deleting it.
Fixed small memory leak in the new connect protocol.
CONV() for converting between different
SUBSTRING() with 2
If you created a table with a record length smaller than 5, you couldn't delete rows from the table.
Added optimization to remove
reference tables from
ORDER BY and
mysqld now automatically disables system
locking on Linux and Windows, and for systems that use
MIT-pthreads. You can force the use of locking with the
--console option to
mysqld, to force a console window (for
error messages) when using Windows.
Fixed table locks for Windows.
$’ in identifiers.
Changed name of user-specific configuration file from
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.