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Fixed a problem from 3.23.17 when choosing character set on the client side.
FLUSH TABLES WITH READ LOCK to make a global lock suitable for making a copy of MySQL data files.
CREATE TABLE ... SELECT ... PROCEDURE now works.
Internal temporary tables now use compressed index when using
GROUP BY on
Fixed a problem when locking the same table with both a
READ and a
Fixed problem with myisamchk and