I normally don’t write such posts, but this time I’ll do a little whining. I was looking at MySQL’s Bug#69581, which was also filed against MariaDB as MDEV-5102. With some effort (little for this particular bug), one can find out that Bug#69581’s counterpart in Oracle’s internal bug database is Bug#16862316, and the fix is in revision 5366 in MySQL 5.6.14.
There are two problems, though:
- The fix doesn’t include a testcase. We know, Oracle doesn’t publish testcases for crashing bugs, with a justification that it’s for security reasons. However, this bug is not a crashing