MariaDB Connector/C 3.2.0 Release notes

The most recent Stable (GA) release of MariaDB Connector/C is:
MariaDB Connector/C 3.3.8

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Release date: 10 Jun 2021

This is a Beta release of the MariaDB Connector/C, formerly known as MariaDB Client Library for C.

Do not use beta releases in production!

For a description of this library see the MariaDB Connector/C page.

New Features

  • MDEV-19237: Do not resend prepared statement metadata unnecessarily
  • CONC-508: Added support for passwords > 255 characters
  • LOAD DATA LOCAL is now supported in binary protocol
  • Updated/extended cipher suite list for Schannel TLS module
  • CONC-433: Added support for certificate revocation list in GnuTLS module
  • CONC-547: Changed default character set from latin1 to utf8mb4
  • CONC-533: Added support for non blocking calls using binary protocol
  • CONC-509: mysql_get_client_* api functions now return Connector version

Bug fixes

  • various address sanitizer (asan) fixes
  • Build fxes for latest CMake version
  • CONC-548: Fixed symbol conflict when linking against libsodium
  • CONC-490: unset CLIENT_CONNECT_WITH_DB flag if no database was specified
  • CONC-543: renamed internal hash functions (to avoid conflicts with statically linked GnuTLS library)
  • CONC-537: Only use MYSQL_HOME environment variable if MARIADB_HOME was not specified.
  • CONC-535: disabled checksum ignored in event processing (Replication/Binlog API)
  • CONC-475: export function mariadb_rpl_init_ex (Replication/Binlog API)
  • CONC-521: define _XOPEN_SOURCE before including ucontext.h (MacOS)
  • CONC-518: Added macro IS_MYSQL_ASYNC() which now checks if memory for extension was allocated.
  • CONC-517: if plugin dir was not specified, plugin needs to be loaded from current path, DLPATH or PATH (Windows)

Notable changes:

  • The connection plugin "aurora" was removed
  • Default character set is now utf8mb4
  • Character set utf8 will be mapped to utf8mb3
  • Added support for MSVC asan


For a list of changes made in this release, with links to detailed information on each push, see the changelog.

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