MySQL Connector/J 6.0 Release Notes  /  Changes in MySQL Connector/J 6.0.4 (2016-09-06, Milestone 3)

Changes in MySQL Connector/J 6.0.4 (2016-09-06, Milestone 3)

Version 6.0.4 Milestone is the third development release of the 6.0 branch of MySQL Connector/J, providing an insight into upcoming features. It is suitable for use with MySQL Server versions 5.5, 5.6, and 5.7. It supports the Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) 4.2 API.

Functionality Added or Changed

  • Connector/J now supports the shorthand notation * in SQL expressions (for example, SELECT COUNT(*) FROM mytable) for connections using the X Protocol. (Bug #21790242)

Bugs Fixed

  • On Windows platforms, SSL connections to MySQL servers using the X Protocol hung. (Bug #24301468)

  • Connector/J could not be installed as an OSGi bundle, because in the Manifest of the Connector/J JAR file, the variable name for the OSGi version number was wrong. (Bug #23743947, Bug #82046)

  • When Connector/J tried to read from a column of the BIT data type, an ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException resulted. (Bug #23644816, Bug #81755, Bug #22931433)

  • Connector/J failed to connect to a server when using a blank password. (Bug #21690043)