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mysql_character_set_name() function to the MySQL C API.
Made the update log ASCII 0 safe.
Added the mysql_config script.
Fixed problem when using
> with a char column that was only partly indexed.
One would get a core dump if the log file was not readable by the MySQL user.
Changed mysqladmin to use
CREATE DATABASE and
DROP DATABASE statements instead of the old deprecated API calls.
chown warning in safe_mysqld.
Fixed a bug in
ORDER BY that was introduced in 3.23.19.
Only optimize the
DELETE FROM to do a drop+create of the table if we are in
autocommit mode (needed for
Added extra checks to avoid index corruption when the
MyISAM index files get full during an
myisamchk didn't correctly update row checksum when used with
-ro (this only gave a warning in subsequent runs).
Fixed bug in
REPAIR TABLE so that it works with tables without indexes.
Fixed buffer overrun in
LOAD TABLE FROM MASTER is sufficiently bug-free to announce it as a feature.
AGAINST are now reserved words.