Percona Server 5.1.71-14.9

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.1.71-14.9 on August 27th, 2013 (Downloads are available from Percona Server 5.1.71-14.9 downloads and from the Percona Software Repositories).

Based on MySQL 5.1.71, this release will include all the bug fixes in it. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release can be found in the 5.1.71-14.9 milestone at Launchpad.

Bugs Fixed

The buffer pool mutex split patch implemented in Percona Server could cause a race condition, involving a dirty compressed page block for which there is an uncompressed page image in the buffer pool, that could lead to a server crash. Bug fixed #1086680.

The buffer pool mutex split patch implemented in Percona Server could cause server crash with an assertion error on read-write workloads with compressed tables in debug builds. Bug fixed #1103850.

If binary log was enabled, Fake Changes transactions were binlogged. This could lead to data corruption issues with deeper replication topologies. Bug fixed #1190580.

Changes made to the RPM scripts for previous Percona Server version caused installer to fail if there were different datadir options in multiple configuration files. Bug fixed #1201036.

Percona Server used to acquire the buffer pool LRU list mutex in the I/O completion routine for the compressed page flush list flushes where it was not necessary. Bug fixed #1181269.

Other bug fixes: bug fixed #1188162 and bug fixed #1203308.

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