This release is purely composed of bug fixes and is the current stable release of Percona Xtrabackup.
All of Percona’s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release and its development process can be found in the 1.6.2 milestone at Launchpad.
--version option has been added to the
xtrabackup binary for printing its version. Previously, the version was displayed only while executing the binary without arguments or performing a backup. Bug Fixed: #610614 (Alexey Kopytov).
innodb-file-per-tableset in the server, the variable is checked by
xtrabackupwhen using the
--exportoption. It will fail before applying the archived log without producing a potentially unusable backup. Bug Fixed: #758888 (Alexey Kopytov).
innobackupexignored the specified
xtrabackupbinary with the
--ibbackupoption. Bug Fixed: #729497 (Stewart Smith).
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