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MySQL Connector/NET Release Notes  /  Changes in MySQL Connector/Net 8.0  /  Changes in MySQL Connector/NET 8.0.21 (2020-07-13, General Availability)

Changes in MySQL Connector/NET 8.0.21 (2020-07-13, General Availability)

Functionality Added or Changed

  • The following ciphers and algorithms are deprecated for SSH connections made using Connector/NET:

    Encryptions

    • 3des-cbc

    Key Exchange Algorithms

    • diffie-hellman-group14-sha1

    • diffie-hellman-group-exchange-sha1

    Keyed Hash Message Authentication Codes

    • hmac-ripemd160

    • hmac-sha1

    • hmac-sha1-96

    (Bug #31030347)

Bugs Fixed

  • Connector/NET returned an error when the name of a database or stored procedure contained one or more period characters. Now, names with this format can be used when the name is enclosed properly between grave accent (`) symbols; for example, `db_1.2.3.45678`. (Bug #31237338, Bug #99371)

  • An error was generated when the database name within a connection string that was passed to MySQL 5.6 or MySQL 5.7 did not match the casing used to search a related stored procedure. (Bug #31173265)

  • In Connector/NET 8.0.19, calling new MySqlConnection(null) returned NullReferenceException, rather than returning an object with a ConnectionString property equal to String.Empty as the previous versions of Connector/NET did. This fix restores the earlier behavior. (Bug #30791289, Bug #98322)

  • An expected empty result set generated by executing MySQLDataReader for a stored procedure instead returned a data table containing the @_cnet_param_value column. This fix eliminates an internal error that affected the result set and now GetSchemaTable() returns a null value as expected. (Bug #30444429, Bug #97300)

  • The BLOB type was inferred internally when a value or object of type MySqlGeometry was used in different situations, which caused to server to return either zero matching rows or an exception. (Bug #30169716, Bug #96499, Bug #30169715, Bug #96498)

  • Attempts to execute a function or stored procedure returned a null exception unexpectedly when the caller was not the creator of the routine. This fix introduces a mechanism to manage null values for these cases, permits the granting of privilege to SHOW_ROUTINE, and revises SqlNullValueException to identify when a user account lacks adequate permission to access a routine. (Bug #30029732, Bug #96143)

  • Columns of type BIGINT in a table that was loaded using MySqlDataReader did not include the UNSIGNED flag, even though UNSIGNED was specified in the CREATE TABLE statement. An exception was generated if the value of such a column exceeded 2147483647. (Bug #29802379, Bug #95382)

  • The microseconds value in the return results was set to zero consistently when SqlCommand.Prepare() was called for a SELECT statement with a TIME(n) column. This fix revises the way the value is produced to ensure accurate results. (Bug #28393733, Bug #91770)

  • The isolation level set for a transaction did not revert to using the session value after the transaction finished. (Bug #26035791, Bug #86263)

  • A valid call made to the MySqlSimpleRoleProvider.AddUsersToRoles method failed to execute because it violated the foreign key constraint. This fix removes an error from the code that gets the role ID. Thanks to Stein Setvik for the patch. (Bug #25046352, Bug #83657)

  • The absence of a target schema in the generated WHERE clause of a query produced during an Entity Framework migration caused an error when the identical table was present in multiple databases. This fix adds the table_schema column to the generated SQL query. (Bug #23291095, Bug #72424)