MySQL Connector/NET Release Notes  /  Changes in MySQL Connector/Net 5.0  /  Changes in MySQL Connector/NET 5.0.0 (2006-08-08)

Changes in MySQL Connector/NET 5.0.0 (2006-08-08)

Functionality Added or Changed

  • Replaced use of ICSharpCode with .NET 2.0 internal deflate support.

  • Refactored test suite to test all protocols in a single pass.

  • Added usage advisor warnings for requesting column values by the wrong type.

  • Reimplemented PacketReader/PacketWriter support into MySqlStream class.

  • Reworked connection string classes to be simpler and faster.

  • Added procedure metadata caching.

  • Added internal implemention of SHA1 so we don't have to distribute the OpenNetCF on mobile devices.

  • Implemented MySqlClientFactory class.

  • Added perfmon hooks for stored procedure cache hits and misses.

  • Implemented classes and interfaces for ADO.NET 2.0 support.

  • Added Async query methods.

  • Implemented Usage Advisor.

  • Completely refactored how column values are handled to avoid boxing in some cases.

  • Implemented MySqlConnectionBuilder class.

Bugs Fixed

  • CommandText: Question mark in comment line is being parsed as a parameter. (Bug #6214)