Re: Override compiled character set
Posted by: Jevgenij Obzigailov
Date: April 18, 2011 03:55AM

I did so: created custom charset and collation. It works. But it should make some difficulties, for example in doing migration to another server (because it is not aware of custom charset); ODBC 5 driver refuses to connect (says something about unsupported character set) and so one.

IMHO it would be much better to return old (pre-MySQL 5.1) behavior where user was free to modify character sets and collations by editing XML files in share/charsets.

In general, newer things are not necessary better: MySQL Administrator has selective restore feature from large SQL dump (in my case, about 1 Gb single file with 5 databases) while Workbench has not, old 5.0.51 version had >300 days up-time while 5.5.10 crashed in two weeks (that bug already submitted by somebody http://bugs.mysql.com/bug.php?id=60264)

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