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)
The mysql-workbench-gpl packages were renamed to mysql-workbench-community, and various RPM packaging fixes were made.
On Microsoft Windows, the log file viewer would emit an exception when very long log entries were present.
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.
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, code signing was enabled on the Windows executables.
MySQL Workbench would crash after excessive Control + C and Control + V operations on modeling objects.