MySQL 5.6.24 was recently released (it is the latest MySQL 5.6, is GA), and is available for download here.
For this release, there are 4 “Functionality Added or Changed” items:
- Functionality Added/Changed: CMake support was updated to handle CMake version 3.1.
- Functionality Added/Changed: The server now includes its version number when it writes the initial “starting” message to the error log, to make it easier to tell which server instance error log output applies to. This value is the same as that available from the version system variable. (Bug #74917)
- Functionality Added/Changed: ALTER TABLE did not take advantage of fast alterations that might otherwise apply to the operation to …