Release date: 1 May 2015
This is a Stable (GA) release. In general this means that there are no known serious bugs, except for those marked as feature requests, that no bugs were fixed since last release that caused notable code changes, and that we believe the code is ready for general usage (based on bug inflow).
For a list of changes made in this release, with links to detailed information on each push, see the MariaDB 5.5.43 Changelog.
In most respects MariaDB will work exactly as MySQL: all commands, interfaces, libraries and APIs that exist in MySQL also exist in MariaDB.
As per the MariaDB Deprecation Policy, this will be the final release of MariaDB 5.5 for Fedora 19 "Schrödinger's Cat", Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid", and Mint 9 LTS "Isadora". When the next version of MariaDB 5.5 is released, repositories for these distributions will go away.
Updates & Bug Fixes
MariaDB 5.5.43 is a maintenance release. It includes several bugfixes and updates, including from MySQL 5.5.43. Notable updates include:
- XtraDB updated to 5.5.42-37.1
- TokuDB updated to version 7.5.6
- Audit Plugin upgraded to 1.3.0, including the QUERY_DCL filter option.
- Fixes for the following security vulnerabilities:
A full list of all changes is in the changelog.
Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB!
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