[Phpmyadmin-devel] "too many fields" bug solved by magic?!?!?

Marc Delisle DelislMa at CollegeSherbrooke.qc.ca
Wed Aug 29 15:00:58 CEST 2001


I will try it with Win98SE when I get a chance.  Under WinNT4, still can't trigger the bad bug!

Just added a FAQ in Documentation.html.


Eugenia Loli-Queru a écrit :
> I don't think the bug is solved. It is there, but depends how much RAM you
> have in your PC it will show depending on how many table fields you add (it
> seems to be a RAM/no of fields problem).
> >The bug report in phpwizard forum talked about creating more than 14 fields
> >under IE5.5: the controls were non functional and there was an out of
> memory error.
> Exactly. Check the screenshot:
> http://www.intelligentfirm.com/eugenia/php-bug.jpg
> It highlights the problem. Please note the bug is reproducible with IE5 and
> IE5.5.
> I upgraded to IE6 just yesterday and the bug *remains*. The bug can also be
> seen with Netscape 4.x under certain circumstances.
> At the moment that IE is trying to render all these drop down menus, the
> machine becomes a hog. Too many resources are used, too much memory and CPU.
> Trying to load EVEN notepad, you get an "out of memory" error, as seen in
> also in the screenshot after trying to load Opera5. Closing down IE or
> switching to another web page, almost frees the memory and the OS becomes
> usable again.
> The bug is certainly reproducible with Win98 and IE5.5/6. I haven't tried it
> with Win2k. My machine is a dual Celeron 533 Mhz with 256 MB of SDRAM.
> Eugenia
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> Editor in Chief @ www.OSNews.com

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