This section documents changes in the initial release of the new 1.3.x branch, and includes all changes in version 1.2.0.
Functionality Added or Changed
By design, the mysqlfrm utility would not
execute as root. This restriction was removed, and a new
--user option was added that specifies the
MySQL user account that will execute the MySQL Server. The
--user option is required when executing the
command as root, as either
The mysqlfrm utility would fail to read
.frm files with dotted names, such as
this.has.dots.frm. A workaround was to
rename the file.
The mysqlfrm utility was added. It is
designed as a recovery tool that reads
files and produces CREATE statements from the
table definition data found in the file.
On Microsoft Windows, the
README file was
incorrect, and was removed from the distribution.
On Microsoft Windows, and when sockets were not used, specifying
a port that was already used on Microsoft Windows could cause
the clone of a MySQL Server to fail when using the
mysqlfrm utility. A workaround was to specify
--root-password option so that the cloned
MySQL Server could change the password. The specified port is
now checked to ensure that it is free, otherwise the clone will
fail with an exception. This fix impacts all utilities that
handle MySQL Server cloning.
The documentation is now bundled, and exists in the