[Phpmyadmin-devel] Questions

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ignacio at openservices.net
Fri Sep 7 07:56:03 CEST 2001

On Fri, 7 Sep 2001, Loïc wrote:

> 1) In the table properties page do we really need the
>    browse/select/insert/delete and drop table links at the
>    middle and the bottom of the page since they are already
>    at the top?

I would get rid of the "Drop" link on the top of the page, get rid of the BSID
links in the middle, then move the BSID links from above the table properties
to below the table properties.

> 2) I'm about to add a "libs" sub-directory where will be
>    stored all the libraries because I think we should split
>    the big "lib.inc.php3" in three smallest files:
>    - one with common stuff (its name would be
>      "common.inc.php3"... or "lib.inc.php3");
>    - one with the functions used to display table
>      ("display_table.inc.php3");
>    - and the last one with the functions used to build dump
>      files ("dump.inc.php3").

Go for it.

> 3) About the cfgShowBlob variable I wonder if it's the
>    right limitation. I mean if the problem is to hide
>    binary data, we should also test other column types and
>    flags (varchar binary....) and rename this setting to
>    cfgShowBinary.

I thought we had already discussed that char binary and varchar binary
fields don't necessarily hold binary data; the binary attribute only affects
the sort order.

> 4) A more annoying thing: please have a look here:
>    http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?thread_id=137826&forum_id=72908
>    Steve faced the same problem but I can't reproduce it.
>    Does anyone else faced it and may find where the error
>    is?

Never seen it.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at openservices.net>

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