This is the first RC release of 6.0. It is meant for testing purposes, and should not be used in a production environment.
The "Query duration / Fetch time" report failed to function properly. (Bug #17229322, Bug #69840)
On Microsoft Windows 8, MySQL Workbench would freeze due to font related issues.
A workaround was to change the font using Edit, Preferences, Appearance to a font other than "Bitstream Vera Sans Mono 12." (Bug #17183318, Bug #69480)
The Rename functionality, from within the Fix Index Names dialog, did not report that the rename operation was successful. (Bug #14508931, Bug #66340)
On Microsoft Windows, the log file viewer would emit an exception when very long log entries were present.
On Microsoft Windows, code signing was enabled on the Windows executables.
When performing a Sybase ASE migration, the custom length for
IMAGE columns was fixed as they do not allow
a custom length.
On Microsoft Windows,
Consolas is now the
default font, except in XP. This solves a potential freeze when
opening the SQL editor in Microsoft Windows 8.
MySQL Workbench would crash after excessive Control + C and Control + V operations on modeling objects.
The mysql-workbench-gpl packages were renamed to mysql-workbench-community, and various RPM packaging fixes were made.