MySQL 5.5.44 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 were 0 “Functionality Added or Changed” items this time, and just 15 overall bugs fixed.
Out of the 15 bugs, there were 5 InnoDB bugs (1 of which also spans partitioning), 1 security-related bug, 1 performance-related, and 3 additional potential crashing bugs. Here are the ones worth noting:
- InnoDB: An assertion was raised on shutdown due to XA PREPARE transactions holding explicit locks.
- InnoDB: Removal of a foreign key object from the data dictionary cache during error handling caused the server to exit.
- InnoDB: SHOW ENGINE …