MySQL Proxy Release Notes  /  Changes in MySQL Proxy 0.8.2 (2011-08-18)

Changes in MySQL Proxy 0.8.2 (2011-08-18)

MySQL Proxy 0.8.2 is a maintenance release and focuses on these areas:

  • Adding the protocol changes of MySQL 5.5 and later

  • Removing the admin plugin from the list of default plugins, as it requires configuration since 0.8.1

Note to Windows Users

  • The Microsoft Visual C++ runtime libraries are now a requirement for running MySQL Proxy. Users that do not have these libraries must download and install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package MFC Security Update. For the current Proxy version, use the following link to obtain the package:

    http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26368
    

    (Bug #12836100)

Functionality Added or Changed

  • Removed the admin plugin from the list of default plugins, as it requires configuration since 0.8.1.

  • Added support for OUT parameters in prepared statements in stored procedures with MySQL 5.5.

  • Added support for decoding all data types of the row-based replication protocol.

  • Added support for binary log checksums.

Bugs Fixed

  • Fixed handling of stored procedures with cursors with MySQL 5.5. (Bug #61998)

  • A crash occurred if the file named with the --defaults-file option did not exist.

    The first characters of log messages were stripped. (Bug #59790)

  • A memory leak occurred if connection pooling was used. (Bug #56620)

  • A bogus timestamp log was produced if state tracking was not compiled in.

  • A crash could occur if run under Valgrind.

  • Fixed handling of used columns with row-based replication.