Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.0.8 on September 4, 2013. Downloads are available from our download site here and Percona Software Repositories. Percona XtraBackup is the world’s only open-source, free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking backups for InnoDB and XtraDB databases.
This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.0 series.
libssl.so.6dependency issues in binary tarballs releases. Bug fixed #1172916.
xtrabackup_pidfile left inside tmpdir could cause SST to fail. Fixed by fix checking if
xtrabackup_pidfile exists once innobackupex starts, and try to remove it or fail if it cannot be removed. Bug fixed #1175860.
xtrabackup_logfile. Tablespace created at a sensitive time would be missing in both the backup itself and as the corresponding log record in
xtrabackup_logfile, so it would not be created on innobackupex –apply-log either. Bug fixed #1177206.
GBof log writes, and the wrap-around point was between the last checkpoint and the current log tail at the time the backup starts. Bug fixed #1206309.
xtrabackup_56binary would fail to create a suspend file, which would result in an error. Bug fixed #1210266.
XFSfilesystem was being used. Bug fixed #1190779.
#0as a valid checkpoint on xtrabackup –prepare which would cause an error. Bug fixed #1196475.
datadirif the server isn’t running and logs were in a separate directory. Bug fixed #1174314.
Other bug fixes: bug fixed #1097434, bug fixed #1214272, bug fixed #1211173, bug fixed #1201599, bug fixed #1097444, bug fixed #1042796, bug fixed #1214730, bug fixed #1204463, bug fixed #1197249, bug fixed #1196894, bug fixed #1194813, bug fixed #1183500, bug fixed #1177182, bug fixed #1175309, bug fixed #1201686, bug fixed #1182995, bug fixed #1175566.