Bug #10769 make bin log purging control dynamically
Submitted: 20 May 2005 16:27 Modified: 10 Oct 2008 11:09
Reporter: Jonathan Miller Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Replication Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:5.1, 6.0 OS:Any (All)
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any

[20 May 2005 16:27] Jonathan Miller
> > Last but not least, in the documentation I found where we can turn 
> > bin-log purging on and off as a configuration setting, but I did not 
> > find if we could do that dynamically through mysql client, is this possible?
> The relay log can be set to purged automatically (default) or not in a 
> dynamic way.  See option relay_log_purge.  Use SHOW VARIABLES command.
> The binlog purging can not be controled dynamically, as far as I know.
> [JBM] Shouldn't this be dynamic? 

Sure, I agree.

Best wishes,

How to repeat:

Suggested fix:
make bin log purging control dynamic
[10 Oct 2008 11:09] Susanne Ebrecht
Thank you for your bug report. This issue has already been fixed in the latest released version of that product, which you can download at