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Fix bug with closing tags missing slash for mysqldump XML output.
Remove endspace from
ENUM values. (This fixed a problem with
SHOW CREATE TABLE.)
Fixed bug in
CONCAT_WS() that cut the result.
Changed name of server variables
Changed handling of
gethostbyname() to make the client library thread-safe even if
gethostbyname_r doesn't exist.
Fixed core-dump problem when giving a wrong password string to
Fixed bug in
DROP DATABASE with symlinked directory.
Fixed optimization problem with
DATETIME and value outside
BDB doc files from the source tree, as they're not needed (MySQL covers
BDB in its own documentation).
Fixed MIT-pthreads to compile with
glibc 2.2 (needed for make dist).
FLOAT(X+1,X) is not converted to
FLOAT(X+2,X). (This also affected
Fixed the result from
IF() is case in-sensitive if the second and third arguments are case sensitive.
Fixed core dump problem on OSF/1 in
Fixed that underflowed decimal fields are not zero filled.
If we get an overflow when inserting
DECIMAL(5,0) UNSIGNED columns, we just drop the sign.
Fixed optimization bug with
Fixed host lookup bug in the
glibc library that we used with the 3.23.50 Linux-x86 binaries.