This release is the current GA (Generally Available) stable release in the 2.3
Database directories were not removed if
DROP DATABASE happened during the
backup. Bug fixed #1461735.
Backup would fail if Store backup history on the server feature was enabled and backup was
taken from server without binary log enabled. Bug fixed #1509812.
Percona XtraBackup now fails with descriptive error message if
xtrabackup --defaults-extra-file is not specified first. Bug fixed
Backup would fail if
innobackupex --rsync option was used without
specifying temporary folder. Bug fixed #1511701.
Fixed Percona XtraBackup crash which happened when it was used for SST on
MariaDB Galera Cluster caused by double free of
Bug fixed #1512281.
xtrabackup --move-back did not respect the
innodb_data_home_dir options which caused
data files not to be moved to correct location. Bug fixed #1512616.
xtrabackup_binlog_info was not updated correctly when applying
incremental backups. Bug fixed #1523687.
When using a
xtrabackup --defaults-file option, Percona XtraBackup would
datadir being mismatched if it wasn’t explicitly set
in the defaults file. Bug fixed #1508448.
Fixed build issues by adding missing check in
cmake script for
presence. Bug fixed #1511267.
Percona XtraBackup would terminate backup process without error if
xtrabackup --slave-info option was used on a server not running as a
replication slave. Bug fixed #1513520.
innobackupex when used with
innobackupex --stream option would
create an empty directory with a timestamp as a name. Bug fixed #1520569.
Other bugs fixed #1523728 and #1507238.