Percona XtraBackup 2.3.5

Percona is glad to announce the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.3.5 on July 8th 2016. Downloads are available from our download site and from apt and yum repositories.

This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.3 series.

Bugs fixed

Backup process would fail if xtrabackup --throttle option was used. Bug fixed #PXB-465.

.ibd files for remote tablespaces were not copied back to original location pointed by the .isl files. Bug fixed #PXB-466.

When called with insufficient parameters, like specifying the empty xtrabackup --defaults-file option, Percona XtraBackup could crash. Bug fixed #PXB-471.

Documentation states that the default value for xtrabackup --ftwrl-wait-query-type is all, however it was update. Changed the default value to reflect the documentation. Bug fixed #PXB-472.

Free Software Foundation address in copyright notices was outdated. Bug fixed #PXB-663.

Backup process would fail if the datadir specified on the command-line was not the same as one that is reported by the server. Percona XtraBackup now allows the datadir from my.cnf override the one from SHOW VARIABLES. xtrabackup will print a warning that they don’t match, but continue. Bug fixed #PXB-741.

Backup process would fail on MariaDB if binary logs were in non-standard directory. Bug fixed #PXB-936.

Output of xtrabackup --slave-info option was missing an apostrophe. Bug fixed #PXB-940.

Other bugs fixed: #PXB-759.

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