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This is a bugfix release for the MySQL 4.0 release family.
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Functionality added or changed:
Deleting entries from a large
could cause index corruption when it needed to shrink. Deletes
from an index can happen when a record is deleted, when a key
changes and must be moved, and when a key must be un-inserted
because of a duplicate key. This can also happen in
REPAIR TABLE when a duplicate
key is found and in myisamchk when sorting
the records by an index. (Bug #22384)
Transient errors in replication from master to slave may
Got fatal error 1236: 'binlog
truncated in the middle of event' errors on the
slave. (Bug #4053)
A server or network failure with an open client connection would cause the client to hang even though the server was no longer available. (Bug #9678)
mysqlhotcopy did not copy
RAID directories with names that contained
nondecimal hex digits. (It copied only directories containing
9 and ignored those containing
A query with a
WHERE clause containing
unexpected results. (Bug #12728)