Percona Server 5.1.73-14.12

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona Server 5.1.73-14.12 on July 31st, 2014 (Downloads are available from Percona Server 5.1.73-14.12 downloads and from the Percona Software Repositories).

Based on MySQL 5.1.73, 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 5.1.73-14.12 milestone at Launchpad.


Packages for Debian Wheezy and Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) are not available for this release due to conflict with newer libmysqlclient18 packages available in those releases.

Bugs Fixed

Percona Server couldn’t be built with Bison 3.0. Bug fixed #1262439 (upstream #71250).

Ignoring Query Cache Comments feature could cause server crash. Bug fixed #705688.

Database administrator password could be seen in plain text when debconf-get-selections was executed. Bug fixed #1018291.

If XtraDB variable innodb_dict_size was set, the server could attempt to remove a used index from the in-memory InnoDB data dictionary, resulting in a server crash. Bugs fixed #1250018 and #758788.

Ported a fix from MySQL 5.5 for upstream bug #71315 that could cause a server crash if a malformed GROUP_CONCAT function call was followed by another GROUP_CONCAT call. Bug fixed #1266980.

MTR tests from binary tarball didn’t work out of the box. Bug fixed #1158036.

InnoDB did not handle the cases of asynchronous and synchronous I/O requests completing partially or being interrupted. Bugs fixed #1262500 (upstream #54430).

Percona Server version was reported incorrectly in Debian/Ubuntu packages. Bug fixed #1319670.

Percona Server source files were referencing Maatkit instead of Percona Toolkit. Bug fixed #1174779.

The XtraDB version number in univ.i was incorrect. Bug fixed #1277383.

Other bug fixes: #1272732, #1167486, and #1314568.

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