Recently I had a need to determine the session value of a MySQL plugin variable in a core file. Here I use the word plugin variable to refer to MySQL system variables provided by plugins. While this is not a very difficult task, it is not as straight forward as printing a global variable. It took some time to figure out the layout of the plugin variables and get the needed information. This short article is to share this gdb tip with other interested MySQL developers and support engineers.
In this article, let us inspect the …[Read more...]