Dear MySQL users,
MySQL Connector/Net 6.7.9, 6.8.7, and 6.9.8 are maintenance releases for the series of the .NET driver for MySQL. They can be used for production environments.
They are appropriate for use with MySQL server versions 5.5-5.7.
- The GB18030 Chinese character set is now supported, a character set that was added in MySQL 5.7.4.
- The JSON type is now supported, a type that was added in MySQL 5.7.8.
- Generated columns (GENERATION_EXPRESSION) are now supported, a feature added in MySQL 5.7.6.
An additional entry added for 6.8.7:
- A connection string that included Chinese characters for
a database or uid property would emit the following
“MySqlException: Unknown database ‘???'”. To solve this, the handshake process was hanged to use bytes instead of encoded strings.
The …[Read more]