A big thanks to Xiaobin Lin for taking the time to submit and the
related patch for bug
#64248. The patch is based on 5.5.20
This should help users to restore their database faster thanks to fast index creation. More information is available via the bugs page. I have heard that this is just one of several patches he has contributed.
Contributions such as this, help MySQL to continue to deliver an always improving product.
So a big “Thank You” from the MySQL team.