Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.12-60.4

Percona is glad to announce the second Release Candidate release of Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.12-60.4 on June 27th, 2013 (Downloads are available here and from the Percona Software Repositories).

Based on MySQL 5.6.12, including all the bug fixes in it, Percona Server for MySQL 5.6.12-60.4 is the second RC release in the Percona Server for MySQL 5.6 series. All of Percona‘s software is open-source and free, all the details of the release can be found in the 5.6.12-60.4 milestone at Launchpad.

New Features

Percona Server for MySQL has implemented support for supplementary groups for PAM Authentication Plugin.

Bug Fixes

mysql_install_db did not work properly in debug and Valgrind builds. Bug fixed #1179359.

Fixed yum dependencies that were causing conflicts in CentOS 6.3 during installation. Bug fixed #1051874.

The RPM installer script had the datadir hardcoded to /var/lib/mysql instead of using my_print_defaults function to get the correct datadir info. Bug fixed #1181753.

Fixed the upstream bug #68354 that could cause server to crash when performing update or join on Federated and MyISAM tables with one row, due to incorrect interaction between Federated storage engine and the optimizer. Bug fixed #1182572.

Fixed the compiler warnings caused by Atomic write support for Fusion-io devices when building Percona Server for MySQL on non-Linux platforms. Bug fixed #1189429.

Other bugs fixed: bug fixed #1188516, bug fixed #1130731 and bug fixed #1133266.