Bug #73009 need ability to specify the default algorithm used for DDL
Submitted: 15 Jun 2014 9:28
Reporter: Shane Bester (Platinum Quality Contributor) Email Updates:
Status: Verified Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Options Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:5.7.5 OS:Any
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any

[15 Jun 2014 9:28] Shane Bester
It may be useful to set the default algorithm to INPLACE so that folks 
do not have to remember to type ALTER TABLE ... ALGORITHM=INPLACE every time.

So please make a global/session variable for this.
The goal is to be able to never execute a long-running ALTER TABLE statement
by mistake.

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