MariaDB 5.5.35 Release Notes
Release date: 29 Jan 2014
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 a 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 5.5.35 Changelog.
In most respects MariaDB will work exactly as MySQL: all commands, interfaces, libraries and APIs that exist in MySQL also exist in MariaDB.
Updates & Bug Fixes
MariaDB 5.5.35 is a maintenance release. It includes all bugfixes and updates from the following:
- MySQL 5.5.35
- XtraDB from Percona-Server-5.5.35-rel33.0
- OLD_MODE, to emulate behavior from old MySQL/MariaDB versions.
- EXTRACT (HOUR FROM ...) now adheres to the SQL standard and returns values from 0 to 23. Previously it could return greater values.
- Also included are fixes for the following security vulnerabilities:
Full details of all changes are in the changelog.
Fedora, Ubuntu, and Mint
As per the MariaDB Deprecation Policy, this will be the final release of MariaDB for Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow", Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring", and Mint 15 "Olivia". When the next version of MariaDB 5.5 is released, repositories for these distributions will go away.
Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB!
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