Blocking read as in Bug 5449

Blocking read as in Bug 5449

am 29.09.2005 22:22:13 von Frank Sonntag


today I stumbled over the problem as described in
If one unplugs the network cable from a machine running a MySQL server
existing client connections will block inside a read call for about 15
minutes and sometimes even longer (I had one process hanging until I killed
it after an hour).

Although there is a patch available (
I've got a few questions that I'd like you opinion or help on:

Why is the fix not included in 4.1.14? Is it not tested enough?

Why does the patch not work? When I do a patch -p1 < patchfile I get errors
Hunk #1 FAILED at 81.
Hunk #2 FAILED at 149.
Hunk #3 FAILED at 189.
3 out of 3 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file include/violite.h.rej

Is there a plan for fixing the problem in 4.0 (which is our current production

If I do need to build MySQL from source, are the parameters used to configure
MySQL's production releases available?

Any help is much appretiated.


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