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MySQL 5.0 Release Notes  /  Changes in MySQL Enterprise 5.0.74sp1 [QSP] (2009-04-30)

Changes in MySQL Enterprise 5.0.74sp1 [QSP] (2009-04-30)

This is a Service Pack release of the MySQL Enterprise Server 5.0.

This section documents all changes and bugfixes that have been applied since the last MySQL Enterprise Server release (5.0.74).

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Functionality Added or Changed

  • The libedit library was upgraded to version 2.11. (Bug #42433)

Bugs Fixed

  • An attempt by a user who did not have the SUPER privilege to kill a system thread could cause a server crash. (Bug #43748)

  • Tables could enter open table cache for a thread without being properly cleaned up, leading to a server crash. (Bug #42419)

  • The SSL certificates included with MySQL distributions were regenerated because the previous ones had expired. (Bug #42366)

  • Some queries using NAME_CONST(.. COLLATE ...) led to a server crash due to a failed type cast. (Bug #42014)

  • DATE_FORMAT() could cause a server crash for year-zero dates. (Bug #41470)

  • SET PASSWORD caused a server crash if the account name was given as CURRENT_USER(). (Bug #41456)

  • When substituting system constant functions with a constant result, the server was not expecting NULL function return values and could crash. (Bug #41437)

  • Creating a table with a comment of 62 characters or longer caused a server crash. (Bug #39591)

  • EXPLAIN EXTENDED evaluation of aggregate functions that required a temporary table caused a server crash. (Bug #34773)

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