MySQL 5.5.37 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.
There was one new feature added (Solaris-specific + obscure), and only 21 bugs fixed.
The new feature is this:
- On Solaris, mysql_config –libs now includes -R/path/to/library so that libraries can be found at runtime.
Out of the 21 bugs, most were benign, but there was one definitely worth mentioning (because it is a regression bug with performance degradation):
- A regression introduced by Bug #14329288 would result in a performance degradation when a compressed table does not fit into memory. (Bug #18124788, …