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MySQL Workbench Release Notes  /  Changes in MySQL Workbench 8.0  /  Changes in MySQL Workbench 8.0.23 (2021-01-18, General Availability)

Changes in MySQL Workbench 8.0.23 (2021-01-18, General Availability)

In the documentation for MySQL Workbench 8.0.23, we have started changing the term master to source, the term slave to replica, the term whitelist to allowlist, and the term blacklist to blocklist. There are currently no changes to the product's syntax, so these terms are still present in the documentation where the current code requires their use. See the blog post MySQL Terminology Updates for more information.

Known limitation with macOS and MySQL Workbench 8.0.23.  MySQL Workbench closes abruptly when started. To run MySQL Workbench 8.0.23 on macOS without this limitation, install Python 3.7 on your computer.

Functionality Added or Changed

  • MySQL Workbench now uses Python 3 for functionality such as migration, scripting shell, administrative tasks, and its SQL IDE. MySQL Workbench also ensures that installations on macOS (10.15 and later) have a valid version of Python available rather than relying on an operating system to provide the necessary scripting language. (WL #12709)

  • MySQL Workbench supports macOS 11 with this release.

Bugs Fixed

  • Known issue: A change in the %cmake macro caused an error to occur when MySQL Workbench was built from source code on Fedora 33 using the RPM package. Use the new %cmake_build macro to avoid the error. (Bug #32019872)