0001 MySQL Server 5.6
0003 This is a release of MySQL, a dual-license SQL database server.
0004 For the avoidance of doubt, this particular copy of the software
0005 is released under the version 2 of the GNU General Public License.
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0039 For further information about MySQL or additional documentation,
0041 - The latest information about MySQL: http://www.mysql.com
0042 - The current MySQL documentation: http://dev.mysql.com/doc
0044 Some Reference Manual sections of special interest:
0045 - If you are migrating from an older version of MySQL, please
0046 read the "Upgrading from..." section.
0047 - To see what MySQL can do, take a look at the features section.
0048 - For installation instructions, see the Installing and Upgrading
0050 - For the new features/bugfix history, see the MySQL Change History
0053 You can browse the MySQL Reference Manual online or download it
0054 in any of several formats at the URL given earlier in this file.
0055 Source distributions include a local copy of the manual in the
0056 Docs directory.