MySQL 5.7.6 was recently released (it is the latest MySQL 5.7, and is the “m16” or “Milestone 16” release), and is available for download here and here.
As for the fixes/changes, there are quite a few (the official release was again split into 3 separate emails), which is expected in a “milestone” release.
The main highlights for me were (though the enhancements, and potentially impactful changes, are definitely not limited to this list):
- Incompatible Change: The CREATE USER and ALTER USER statements have additional account-management capabilities. Together, they now can be used to fully establish or modify authentication, SSL, and resource-limit properties, as well as manage password expiration and account locking and …