[Phpmyadmin-devel] Re: DB-based configuration

Robin Johnson robbat2 at fermi.orbis-terrarum.net
Wed Apr 24 09:42:35 CEST 2002

On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, Loïc wrote:
> >Rather than support the old file format, I will ask a friend
> >that does a lot of regex replacement strings if there is a
> >perl s/// command we can use to convert the existing config
> >file they have to the new format.
> Tht's not a so good idea: preg is an optionnal module for php3,
> that's why we use only regexp in the whole code.
> Moreover I'm pretty sure it's a hardest work for the server to
> parse the file using regexp or preg than including a file with
> some basic tests and affectsations.
I hadn't meant include it in the source, but rather just have a perl
script in our scripts/directory for the people converting to the new
version to use.

Robin Hugh Johnson
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