Percona XtraBackup 2.1.6¶
This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.1 series.
Percona XtraBackup now supports logs created with the new log block checksums option innodb_log_checksum_algorithm in Percona Server 5.6
innobackupex --force-non-empty-directories option has been
implemented. When specified, it makes
innobackupex --copy-back option
innobackupex --move-back option transfer files to non-empty
directories. No existing files will be overwritten. If
innobackupex --move-back has to copy a file from the
backup directory which already exists in the destination directory, it will
still fail with an error.
A fixed initialization vector (constant string) was used while encrypting the data. This opened the encrypted stream/data to plaintext attacks among others. Bug fixed #1185343.
--version-check is now on by default. Bug fixed #1227988.
xtrabackup_slave_info didn’t contain any
GTID information, which
master_auto_position not to work properly. Bug fixed
Percona XtraBackup now supports absolute paths in
innodb_data_file_path variable. Bug fixed #382742.
innobackupex wasn’t able to perform backups to the
NFS mount in some
NFS configurations, because it was trying to preserve file ownership. Bug
Percona XtraBackup wouldn’t back up the empty directory created with
test) outside of the server which could lead to inconsistencies during
the Percona XtraDB Cluster State Snapshot Transfer. Bug fixed #1217426.
Race condition in
start_query_killer child code could cause parent MySQL
connection to close. Bug fixed #1239728.