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A start event is the first event of a binlog for binlog-version 1 to 3.

2                binlog-version
string[50]       mysql-server version
4                create timestamp
  • binlog-version (2) -- version of this binlog format.

  • mysql-server version (string.fix_len) -- [len=50] version of the MySQL Server that created the binlog. The string is evaluted to apply work-arounds in the slave.

  • create_timestamp (4) -- seconds since Unix epoch when the binlog was created