Release date: 10 Nov 2010
Update: New Packages for Debian and Ubuntu (22 Nov 2010)
A bug (Bug #674413) was recently discovered with the Debian and Ubuntu packages of MariaDB 5.2.3. Debian and Ubuntu packages with build identifier "mariadb87" in the package filename are affected. Updated packages have been created. The updated build number is 90. The updated packages are being pushed out to the mirrors. The Changelog has a link to the changes made to fix the bug.
This is a stable release. In general this means there are no known serious bugs and we believe the code is ready for general usage. For a high-level description of MariaDB 5.2 see the MariaDB 5.2 overview.
See the Changelog for a list of all changes included in this release.
Includes MariaDB 5.1.51
In most respects MariaDB will work exactly as MySQL: all commands, interfaces, libraries and APIs that exist in MySQL also exist in MariaDB.
In addition to the differences noted in previous release notes and changelogs, the main focus of this release was on fixing bugs. No new features were added to this release of MariaDB 5.2. The changelog has details on the specific bugs which were fixed.