Mysql_upgrade Fails on Tables Names Which Include Period Character

(Doc ID 2297475.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 5.6 version, Installation and Upgrading

mysql_upgrade failed


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a table with a period (.) character as the name
2. Attempt an upgrade using mysql_upgrade

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot perform a complete upgrade.


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