A release that includes MySQL server 5.5.27 and 5.6.6 m9.
Functionality Added or Changed
While creating a user, the Installer will now warn the user if a username exceeds 16 characters in length.
Bumped the bundled MySQL Server versions to 5.5.27 and 5.6.6 m9.
MySQL Installer failed to upgrade previous installations of MySQL Server. (Bug #14520795)
Pressing Execute on the Requirements page would attempt to download and install Microsoft Excel 2007 if the MySQL for Excel plugin was checked, and if Microsoft Excel was not already installed. The requirement is now removed after pressing Execute, and the plugin will not installed. (Bug #14400072)
The Resources, Webinars link was broken. (Bug #14388586)
MySQL Server installations that were installed from the older MySQL MSI would not be detected by MySQL Installer. (Bug #14277765)
Documentation and example packages failed to install with the MySQL Server 5.1 installer. (Bug #13702317)
The Check for Updates option would sometimes fail to function. (Bug #13627586)
The Windows Installer now adds full permissions for the user
executing the Installer to files that are created by the
Installer, which includes
only those with administrative rights would have these
Selecting Show Advanced Options adds a fourth installation step, but the counter would continue to be labeled as "x of 3" steps. It would jump from "3 of 3" to "4 of 4" steps. (Bug #65067, Bug #13992155)
MySQL 5.5 failed to install properly if MySQL 5.1 was already
installed. It would report that the
of a previously installed MySQL 5.1 installation conflicted with
the MySQL 5.5
datadir, and would require the
user to define an alternative directory path.
(Bug #62440, Bug #13007042)