MySQL Connectors and other MySQL client tools and applications now synchronize the first digit of their version number with the (highest) MySQL server version they support. For example, MySQL Connector/NET 8.0.12 would be designed to support all features of MySQL server version 8 (or lower). This change makes it easy and intuitive to decide which client version to use for which server version.
MySQL Connector/NET 8.0.8 is the first release to use the new numbering. It is the successor to MySQL Connector/NET 7.0.7.
X DevAPI: The format of document ID values generated when adding documents to a collection has changed. It is still a string of 32 hexadecimal digits based on UUID, but the order of digits was changed to match the requirement of a stable ID prefix.
All connections created using MySQL Connector/NET now are encrypted by default. Also, the
Ssl-Enableconnection option has been replaced by
With this change, a non-SSL enabled server now requires the
Ssl-Modeoption be set to
Noneexplicitly in the connection string or the connection will fail.
X DevAPI: It is no longer permitted to pass an empty search condition, such as the NULL value or an empty string, to the
X DevAPI: The
NodeSessionclass has been renamed to
MySQLX.GetNodeSessionmethod has been renamed to
MySQLX.GetSession. Also, the
XSessionclass has been removed.
X DevAPI: When creating a new connection, multiple hosts now can be specified as part of the connection string, which will try each host until a successful connection is established or all elements from the host list have been tried. The following connection-string formats are supported:
var mySession = MySQLX.GetSession( "mysqlx://dbuser:password@[" + "localhost:33060," + "22.214.171.124:33060," + "[2001:db8:85a3:8d3:1319:8a2e:370:7348]:33060" + "]" ); var mySession = MySQLX.GetSession( "user=dbuser;" + "password=dbpassword;" + "server=" + "126.96.36.199," + "server.example.com," + "localhost;" + "port=33060;" );
EF Core: The Database First feature did not support the following data types:
YEAR. (Bug #25493209)
EF Core: Database First support produced an error when the existing MySQL database included one or more views. (Bug #25493086)
EF Core: Using
System.ComponentModel.DataAnnotations.Schema.TableAttributeto initialize a new class instance that specified the name of an existing MySQL table produced incorrect mappings of table and column names. (Bug #25394223, Bug #84423)