[debian-mysql] Bug#463137: Bug#463137: mysql-server-5.0: "Specified key was too long; max key length is 1000 bytes" with utf8
norbert at tretkowski.de
Tue Jan 29 19:08:05 UTC 2008
Am Dienstag, den 29.01.2008, 19:48 +0100 schrieb Alexander Schories:
> The bug is well known to mysql:
> And there is already a patch:
Last time I had this problem the patch didn't exist. I consider adding
it to the next upload.
> Like many others users i do disagree with the mysql maintainers
> decission not to "push" the patch into the source repositories because
> of a slight increase of the memory footprint and just a slight
> decreases of performance: I10n, means UTF-8, is much more important
> than a SLIGHT performance decrease JUST FOR THOSE USERS, who choose
> to EFFECTIVELY make use of the raised key length.
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