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Joerg BrueheJul 28, 2006 6:25 am 
Subject:MySQL 4.1.21 has been released
From:Joerg Bruehe (
Date:Jul 28, 2006 6:25:25 am


MySQL 4.1.21, a new version of the popular Open Source Database Management System, has been released. The Community Edition is now available in source and binary form for a number of platforms from our download pages at and mirror sites.

Note that not all mirror sites may be up to date at this point in time - if you can't find this version on some mirror, please try again later or choose another download site.

This is a bugfix release for the recent production release family.

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We welcome and appreciate your feedback!

News from the ChangeLog:

Functionality added or changed: * For spatial data types, the server formerly returned these as VARSTRING values with a binary collation. Now the server returns spatial values as BLOB values. (Bug#10166: * Added the --set-charset option to mysqlbinlog to allow the character set to be specified for processing binary log files. (Bug#18351: * For a table with an AUTO_INCREMENT column, SHOW CREATE TABLE now shows the next AUTO_INCREMENT value to be generated. (Bug#19025: * The mysqldumpslow script has been moved from client RPM packages to server RPM packages. This corrects a problem where mysqldumpslow could not be used with a client-only RPM install, because it depends on my_print_defaults which is in the server RPM. (Bug#20216:

Enjoy! Joerg