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Fun with Bugs #18 - Feature Requests (Oldies but Goldies Part II)
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In the previous "Fun with Bugs" posts I've mostly ignored feature requests. Users do file a lot of feature requests in MySQL bugs database, but until recently (when "Affects Me" button was introduced) there was no clear way to even try to influence the priority of the feature in development plans. There is still no way to see if the feature request has any priority. Surely, based on Oracle policies, nobody from Oracle will even try to give you a hint on when the "Verified" feature request is going to be implemented or what is its real internal priority...


Does it mean that there is no sense to make feature requests (or, …


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My MySQL bugs and feature requests
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My MySQL bugs is a list I recently created and intend to keep up to date with issues I have seen.

Is there a MySQL New feature request list anywhere?
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Since the time that I’ve been using MySQL I have filed quite a few bug reports. Some of these have been fixed and many of the bug reports are actually new feature requests. While working with MySQL Enterprise Monitor I’ve probably filed more feature requests than bug reports.

That’s fine of course and my opinion of what is needed in MySQL or Merlin is one thing,  yours or the MySQL developers is something else. We all have our own needs and find things missing which would solve our specific problems.

If I have ten feature requests open and only one could be added to the software I’d …

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More MySQL idiocy, or "Why does INFORMATION_SCHEMA fail to show information about TEMPORARY tables?"
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This problem is "documented" in two bugs:
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=36073
http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=20001

Why in the world is this just a "documentation fix"? There have been a number of occasions when I've tried to write generic stored procedures that might want to analyze information about temporary tables. For instance, given a SELECT statement, I want to determine what datatypes each select clause produces. A fairly straightforward way to do this might be to run a "create temporary table xyz as (SELECT …



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