MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.38 Release Notes
Release date: 25 Jun 2014
For a list of changes made in MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.38, with links to detailed information on each push, see the MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.38 Changelog.
Notes about this release
- MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.38 includes MariaDB 5.5.38 with Codership
3997) and Galera 25.3.5.
- This version of MariaDB Galera Cluster supports
wsrepAPI v25 which means MariaDB Galera Cluster can be used with either a 25.2.x or 25.3.x Galera
wsrepprovider. A 25.3.x
wsrepprovider is included in the MariaDB repositories and both 25.3.x and 25.2.x wsrep providers are available on the downloads page.
- wsrep_sst_rsync (sst script) in MariaDB Galera Cluster 5.5.38 uses
lsofwhich might not be installed by default on some linux distributions. It has to be installed if the
wsrep_sst_methodis set to
rsync(default). Package managers should be able to automatically resolve this dependency (MDEV-6264).
- Galera rpm packages had a file conflicting with Filesystem package (MDEV-4218), which caused installation to fail. Fixed Galera packages are now available for the following flavors : Fedora 19, Fedora 20 and CentOS 6.
Note: If Galera 25.2.x and 25.3.x are both being used in the cluster, MariaDB
with Galera 25.3.x must be started with
wsrep_provider_options='socket.checksum=1' in order to make it backward
compatible with Galera v2. Galera wsrep providers other than 25.3.x or 25.2.x
are not supported.
This release contains fixes for bugs, compiler errors/warnings and improvements in existing scripts.
A list of all the bugs fixed can be found in the changelog.
Thanks, and enjoy MariaDB Galera Cluster!
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