[MariaDB Announce] MariaDB 5.1.53 and 5.2.4 released

MariaDB Announce List announce at mariadb.org
Thu Dec 9 09:24:09 EET 2010


The MariaDB community is happy to announce two new releases hot off
the compiler!

MariaDB is a branch of the MySQL database which includes all major
open source storage engines, myriad bug fixes, and many community
patches.

The MariaDB 5.1 release continues with MariaDB 5.1.53, while the 5.2
series moves to 5.2.4. As always, detailed release notes are available
and are highly recommended, especially for those considering an
upgrade.

http://kb.askmonty.org/v/mariadb-5153-release-notes

http://kb.askmonty.org/v/mariadb-524-release-notes

These releases both address a couple of issues in both series that may
affect a large number of users. First, a regression in MySQL relating
to starting as a service on Windows has been patched. You will no
longer need the --console option.

https://bugs.launchpad.net/maria/+bug/678047

http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=56821

Second, a rather nasty little bug prevented compiling PHP against
MariaDB. This has been fixed in these new releases, as well.

https://bugs.launchpad.net/maria/+bug/674812

Binary builds for many popular platforms, Linux packages, and source
code can be found mirrored worldwide.

http://askmonty.org/wiki/MariaDB:Download

MariaDB: Community developed, feature enhanced, backward compatible.

-- 
./k

Kurt von Finck
Chief Community And Communications Officer
Monty Program
http://montyprogram.com


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