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MySQL Upgrade Fails with Can't get stat of general_log.CSV or slow_log.CSV (Doc ID 2737663.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 17, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


After minor in-place upgrade of MySQL 8, the following error is observed:

While the error above references general_log.CSV, the same message may be seen for slow_log.CSV also.


 Periodically there are changes made to MySQL system tables and those changes are deployed during the upgrade process after performing a binary upgrade.  These changes may cause upgrade failures if there are missing files or the existing schemata do not match the format MySQL expects.


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