configure source now compiles a
thread-free client library
This is the only library that needs to be linked with client
applications. When using the binary releases, you must link
-lmysql -lmysys -ldbug -lmystrings
readline library from
LOTS of small changes to
makefiles (and related source).
It should now be possible to compile in another directory
VPATH. Tested with GNU Make 3.75.
mysql.server changed to be more
compatible between the source and the binary releases.
LIMIT now takes one or two numeric
arguments. If one argument is given, it indicates the
maximum number of rows in a result. If two arguments are
given, the first argument indicates the offset of the first
row to return, the second is the maximum number of rows.
With this it's easy to do a poor man's next page/previous
page WWW application.
Changed name of SQL function
ELT(). Changed SQL function
SHOW COLUMNS a synonym for
SHOW FIELDS. Added compatibility syntax
FRIEND KEY to
TABLE. In MySQL, this creates a non-unique key on
the given columns.
CREATE INDEX and
INDEX as compatibility functions. In MySQL,
CREATE INDEX only checks if the index
exists and issues an error if it doesn't exist.
DROP INDEX always succeeds.
mysqladmin.c: added client version to
Fixed core dump bug in
sql_acl (core on
db tables from database
test in the distribution.
FIELD_TYPE_CHAR can now be signed (-128
to 127) or unsigned (0 to 255) Previously, it was always
Bug fixes in
Changed a lot of source to get
be compiled with SunPro compiler.
SQL functions must now have a
immediately after the function name (no intervening space).
'USER(' is regarded as
beginning a function call, and
is regarded as an identifier
followed by a
'(', not as a function
This is a translation of the MySQL Reference Manual that can be found at dev.mysql.com. The original Reference Manual is in English, and this translation is not necessarily as up to date as the English version.