5.0.86-build19 Percona binaries

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Dear Community,

As of today the 19-th build of MySQL server with Percona patches is available.

Comparing to the previous release it has following new features:

Fixed bugs in the build:

You can download binaries and sources with the patches here

There is Debian packages repository available since Build 19.
To install MySQL with Percona patches with APT put in your /etc/apt/sources.list

Then run

The Percona patches live on Launchpad : https://launchpad.net/percona-patches and you can report bug to Launchpad bug system:

https://launchpad.net/percona-patches/+filebug. The documentation is available on our Wiki

For general questions use our Pecona-discussions group, and for development question Percona-dev group.

For support, commercial and sponsorship inquiries contact Percona.

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Aleksandr Kuzminsky

Aleksandr is a consultant and data recovery specialist. He is a former Percona employee.


MySQL, Percona Software

  • Any chance to see gentoo support (aka ebuilds or an overlay) in the future?

  • 1. Does this release include a patch to start/stop query logging on the fly (generate_log variables)?
    2.Does the Percona 5.0 change the format of the data on disk?
    I want to use it in out production machine that is running ubuntu 8.04 server and mysql-5.0.51a.
    If I move to percona-5.0.86-b19 and later decide to switch back to 5.0.51a, would it work?

    Thanks for you great contribution to the Mysql community.

  • When I add that deb repository to my sources.list it returns 404 when trying to fetch the Packages file.
    http://repo.percona.com/apt/dists/testing/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found

  • I tried the lenny repo you listed, and I was also seeing if you had a testing repo I could track. Both 404 (I expected 404 on testing).

  • Aleksandr Kuzminsky Post author


    So far we didn’t plan gentoo support. Maybe in the future…

  • Aleksandr Kuzminsky Post author


    1. If you mean logging slow queries, than the answer is yes.
    2. The patches don’t change data format, so you should be safe doing downgrade. But backups are strongly advised anyway when you change MySQL version

  • Aleksandr Kuzminsky Post author


    The problem is there are no packages for i386 platform. We support only x86_64.

  • Aleksander,
    Thanks, that makes sense.

  • Aleksandr:
    I need a way to enable/disable logging all queries not just the slow ones.
    In 5.1+ this could be done with generate-log variables on the fly.

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