Stack trace for x86_64 boxes

We are going to release several patches which are not included in official MySQL releases.
First one is automatically stack trace for x86_64 systems. Currently MySQL resolves stack in crash only for x86 boxes.
You can download patch for 5.0.22 source tree here.
How to use: place stack64.diff into main source dir; execute patch -p1 < stack64.diff. One [...]

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INSERT INTO … SELECT Performance with Innodb tables.

Everyone using Innodb tables probably got use to the fact Innodb tables perform non locking reads, meaning unless you use some modifiers such as LOCK IN SHARE MODE or FOR UPDATE, SELECT statements will not lock any rows while running.
This is generally correct, however there a notable exception – INSERT […]

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