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Re: 8456b23: MDEV-5309 - RENAME TABLE does not check for existence of the table's engine
On Jun 15, svoj@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> revision-id: 8456b231e9079be26c77da2a294ea1dac64d9d76
> parent(s): aad8667f8a4e2a26652494b29ee6c12824865ac8
> committer: Sergey Vojtovich
> branch nick: mariadb
> timestamp: 2015-06-15 15:49:00 +0400
> MDEV-5309 - RENAME TABLE does not check for existence of the table's engine
> When RENAME TABLE is executed, it apparently does not check whether the engine
> is available (unlike ALTER TABLE .. RENAME, which does). It means that if the
> engine in question was not loaded on some reason, the table might become
> unusable, since the engine won't know about the change.
> With this patch RENAME TABLE fails if storage engine is not available.
Ok to push.
I'm not completely happy with the "table does not exist" error in this
case, but I suspect that doing something reasonable might be not very
easy. And it's a corner case anyway.