MySQL 5.5.27

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.27 are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures. They fixes some InnoDB- and replication-related issues. As usual, please read carefully the full Changelog before upgrading.

Critical update : MySQL 5.5.25a

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.25a are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures. They fixes a very annoying bug on InnoDB : bug #65745, “UPDATE on InnoDB table enters recursion, eats all disk space”. As usual, please read carefully the full Changelog before upgrading.

MySQL 5.1 discontinued on Dotdeb

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During the last weeks, MySQL suffered from many vulnerabilities (see DSA-2429-1 and DSA-2496-1). Due to the non-disclosure of security patch information from Oracle, the Debian security team is now forced to ship upstreams version update of MySQL 5.1 (5.1.63 as of this writing). Then it makes no sense for Dotdeb to duplicate this effort and… Read more »

Percona toolkit 2.1.2

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Percona toolkit 2.1.2 is now available on Dotdeb for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze”. It brings a lot of bug fixes : pt-table-sync is now working properly, the –lock-and-rename feature has been disabled when using it with MySQL versions that don’t support it reliably. pt-table-checksum and pt-online-schema-change have been enhanced to add even more safety checks, and to… Read more »

MySQL 5.5.25

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.25 are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures. They fixes some InnoDB- and replication-related issues. As usual, please read carefully the full Changelog before upgrading.

MySQL 5.5.24

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.24 are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures. It fixes an undisclosed security issue (thanks Oracle) and some other bugs as well. As usual, please read carefully the full Changelog before upgrading. Note : the packages have been updated to include a missing init script. Sorry… Read more »

Security update : MySQL 5.1.62

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MySQL 5.1.62 packages are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on amd64 and i386 architectures. This is a important security update that fixes unspecified vulnerabilities identified by Oracle in all versions of MySQL 5.1 earlier than 5.1.62. If you did not upgrade to MySQL 5.5, please consider upgrading your MySQL server (at least) to 5.1.62…. Read more »

MySQL 5.5.23

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.23 are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures with no major change except bug fixes. As usual, please read carefully the full Changelog before upgrading.

Percona toolkit 2.1.1

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Percona toolkit 2.1.1 is now available on Dotdeb for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze”. You’ll find its Changelog here. 2.1 introduces a lot of new code for: pt-online-schema-change (completely redesigned) pt-mysql-summary (completely redesigned) pt-summary (completely redesigned) pt-fingerprint (new tool) pt-table-usage (new tool) Baron Schwartz also wrote a blog post that presents pt-online-schema-change, a new and useful online schema… Read more »

MySQL 5.5.22

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The packages of MySQL 5.5.22 are now available for Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” on both amd64 and i386 architectures with no major change except bug fixes. As usual, please read carefully the full Changelogs of MySQL 5.5.21 and MySQL 5.5.22 before upgrading.