go-sql-driver/mysql v1.6 Release Notes

Release Date: 2021-04-01 // 6 months ago
  • ๐Ÿ”„ Changes:

    • Migrate the CI service from travis-ci to GitHub Actions (#1176, #1183, #1190)
    • NullTime is deprecated (#960, #1144)
    • Reduce allocations when building SET command (#1111)
    • Performance improvement for time formatting (#1118)
    • Performance improvement for time parsing (#1098, #1113)

    ๐Ÿ†• New Features:

    • Implement driver.Validator interface (#1106, #1174)
    • Support returning uint64 from Valuer in ConvertValue (#1143)
    • Add json.RawMessage for converter and prepared statement (#1059)
    • Interpolate json.RawMessage as string (#1058)
    • Implements CheckNamedValue (#1090)

    ๐Ÿ›  Bugfixes:

    • Stop rounding times (#1121, #1172)
    • Put zero filler into the SSL handshake packet (#1066)
    • Fix checking cancelled connections back into the connection pool (#1095)
    • Fix remove last 0 byte for mysql_old_password when password is empty (#1133)

Previous changes from v1.5

  • ๐Ÿ”„ Changes:

    • Dropped support Go 1.9 and lower (#823, #829, #886, #1016, #1017)
    • Improve buffer handling (#890)
    • Document potentially insecure TLS configs (#901)
    • Use a double-buffering scheme to prevent data races (#943)
    • Pass uint64 values without converting them to string (#838, #955)
    • Update collations and make utf8mb4 default (#877, #1054)
    • Make NullTime compatible with sql.NullTime in Go 1.13+ (#995)
    • Removed CloudSQL support (#993, #1007)
    • Add Go Module support (#1003)

    ๐Ÿ†• New Features:

    • Implement support of optional TLS (#900)
    • Check connection liveness (#934, #964, #997, #1048, #1051, #1052)
    • Implement Connector Interface (#941, #958, #1020, #1035)

    ๐Ÿ›  Bugfixes:

    • Mark connections as bad on error during ping (#875)
    • Mark connections as bad on error during dial (#867)
    • Fix connection leak caused by rapid context cancellation (#1024)
    • Mark connections as bad on error during Conn.Prepare (#1030)