Building in C applications in Wine

Every once in a while the Continuous Integration reminds me that the code I write isn't "that" portable. I develop on Linux, push to the SCM and the CI goes out and builds on several Unixes and Windows.

Fixing windows build issues through the CI takes quite a while ...

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MySQL Proxy: 0.8.3 released

We are proud to announce the release of

MySQL Proxy 0.8.3 (alpha)

which updates MySQL Proxy for the protocol changes introduced in MySQL 5.5 and 5.6.

All users of MySQL Proxy 0.8.x are recommend to upgrade.

ChangeLog

  • added network timeouts for connect, read and ...
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CLIENT_LONG_PASSWORD

Today a little history lesson.

I was on a quest to find the origin of this line in include/mysql_com.h:

#define CLIENT_LONG_PASSWORD    1       /* new more secure passwords */

"new" ? "more secure" ?

These CLIENT_* flags are used between client and server to negotiate what capabilities they support. It allows the server ...

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Finding memleaks in win32 with valgrind

I use MacOS X for most of my development work, but part of my job is writing apps that run on all major Unixes and Win32. Most of the time bugs and memleaks are "portable", meaning that they appear on all platforms in the same way and fixing them on ...

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MySQL 5.5's Semi Sync Replication: the protocol side

I'm preparing the code for my MySQLConf 2010 session "MySQL Proxy meets: Memcache" where I'll present how to replicate from MySQL to memcache by using the MySQL Proxy.

Part of it will be using the semi-sync replication support for MySQL 5.5 to implement a synchronous MySQL-to-Memcache replication ...

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MySQL Proxy: profiling 0.8

In MySQL Proxy 0.8 we are added a multi-threaded network-subsystem allowing several networks events be processed in parallel. Early benchmarks show that what we have in trunk basicly works.

But the benchmarks weren't as good as we expected. That's the time where you prepare to get dirty ...

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