Bug #39328 provide base64 decoding function for blob data
Submitted: 8 Sep 2008 21:53 Modified: 25 Jun 2013 16:39
Reporter: Taras Tielkes Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Server: Charsets Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:5.0.x OS:Any
Assigned to: Matt Lord
Triage: Needs Triage: D5 (Feature request) / R3 (Medium) / E2 (Low)

[8 Sep 2008 21:53] Taras Tielkes
Description:
It would be convenient to have a function to transform binary data into base64 character data.

How to repeat:
n/a
[4 Feb 2009 13:31] Susanne Ebrecht
Many thanks for writing a feature request. Our development will discuss this.
[6 Jul 2012 15:54] Alexander Barkov
Functions to_base64() and from_base64() were added into mysql-5.6
[25 Jun 2013 16:39] Matt Lord
Hi Taras,

Thank you for the feature request, and for helping to make MySQL even better!

I'm closing this FR for now, as this function was added in MySQL 5.6:
  http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/string-functions.html#function_to-base64

Thanks again!