SQL query timeout (SQL_ATTR_QUERY_TIMEOUT) support was added. (Bug #26474362, Bug #69416)
When building Connector/ODBC from source, users now have a choice of linking dynamically or statically to the MySQL client library. Dynamic linking is selected by default. See Building Connector/ODBC from a Source Distribution on Windows or Building Connector/ODBC from a Source Distribution on Unix for details.
However, the binary distributions of Connector/ODBC from Oracle remain statically linked to the client library. (WL #11105)
Fixed an OpenRecordSet memory leak due to get_session_variable() not freeing a result for errors. (Bug #27155880, Bug #88143)
Calling MySQLDriverConnect with the pcbConnStrOut argument set to NULL caused an unexpected failure. (Bug #27101767, Bug #88371)
SELECT FOR UPDATE statements could fail with PREFETCH set. (Bug #26646688, Bug #87457)
References: See also: Bug #87213.
Connector/ODBC now compiles on MySQL 5.5. Thanks to Vadim Zeitlin for the patch. (Bug #26633971, Bug #87413)