MySQL 5.5.38 was recently released (it is the latest MySQL 5.5, is GA), and is available for download here:
This release, similar to the last 5.5 release, is mostly uneventful.
Out of the mere 13 bugs, most were benign, but I thought there were two worth mentioning (just because one is a slight performance improvement for InnoDB, and the other relates to slave consistency, so always important to see if it could affect you):
- InnoDB: For each insert, memset would be called three times to allocate memory for system fields. To reduce CPU usage, the three memset calls are now combined into a single call. (Bug #17858679, Bug #71014)
- Replication: When …