MySQL Installer GA (Community Version) Attempts To Upgrade MySQL Workbench From a GA Version To Release Candidate Version 6.3.2 (Doc ID 2017041.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2015

Applies to:

MySQL Workbench - Version 6.2 and later
MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Generic Windows

Symptoms

MySQL Installer (community version) upgrades MySQL Workbench from a GA version 6.2.5 to a RC version 6.3.2.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

  1. Install MySQL Installer (community version): mysql-installer-community-5.6.24.0.msi
  2. Open MySQL Installer - Community
  3. Install MySQL Workbench GA version 6.2.5
  4. Afterwards see the sign of an available upgrade
  5. Select the current MySQL Workbench and click to Upgrade
  6. Confirm the version to upgrade to is: 6.3.2
  7. Check the MySQL Workbench Release Notes about version 6.3.2 and see the version is a Release Candidate and not a GA

Cause

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