This is an omnibus report to group the different issues under MySQL 5.7
Bug 16402 - DB structure cannot be loaded in MySQL 5.7
Bug 13669 - Web installer fails to load sample data on MySQL 5.6+
Bug 16573 - Web installer fails to load structure and sample data on MySQL 5.7
Bug 16554 - Web installer fails to load i18n sample data on MySQL 5.6+
Bug 14637 - Add patron category fails with MySQL 5.6.26
Bug 15819 - Error when edit borrowers "There are no patron categories defined" but categories exists
Bug 16094 - error editing (borrowers, reports) with mysql enterprise
Bug 16583 - Strangeness in the staff client on ubuntu 16.04 and MySQL 5.7
Bug 17234 - ALTER IGNORE TABLE is invalid in mysql 5.7. This breaks updatedatabase.pl
Bug 17257 - Cannot create a patron under MySQL 5.7
Bug 17328 - Koha fixes for Mysql 5.7
A mini omnibus as I go, with no other intent than report. Sorry, didn't know about this one.
Bug 17320 - MySQL 5.7 doesn't work well with SQL using '0000-00-00'
Bug 17324 - branchcode is NULL in letter triggers red upgrade message
Bug 17260 - updatedatabase.pl fails on invalid entries in ENUM and BOOLEAN columns
*** Bug 16584 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
(In reply to Jonathan Druart from comment #5)
On Ubuntu 16.04 (and others recent distro) now (Nov. 2016) is present MySQL 5.7. All version of Koha (3.x, 16.05, 16.11) are not compatible with default config of MySQL 5.7. To bypasss the problem you can:
Install MariaDB instead of MySQL [ sudo apt-get install mariadb-server]
OR Insert in your /etc/mysql/my.conf:
After save the changes and restart mysql.
Since MySQL 5.7 and MariaDB 10.2.4, the default value for SQL modes is
*** Bug 10732 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Should this bug be renamed to "MariaDB 10.2 and MySQL 5.7" ?
IIUC most of the related bugs are for these two versions.
Until finding this and comment 7. I had the impression that only MySQL 5.7 had these big breaking changes.
(In reply to Victor Grousset/tuxayo from comment #9)
> Should this bug be renamed to "MariaDB 10.2 and MySQL 5.7" ?
> IIUC most of the related bugs are for these two versions.
> Until finding this and comment 7. I had the impression that only MySQL 5.7
> had these big breaking changes.
It looks like both MariaDB 10.1 and 10.2 are based off MySQL 5.7.
It might make sense to leave it as MySQL 5.7 with the onus being on users of MariaDB to figure out their MySQL compatibility.