[Phpmyadmin-devel] MySQL reserved words
Robin H. Johnson
robbat2 at orbis-terrarum.net
Tue Apr 15 03:26:04 CEST 2003
On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 12:15:48PM +0200, Michal ?iha? wrote:
> On 15.04.2003 12:11, Beck, Mike wrote:
> > i agree to adding any reserved words that are on the mysql-website but not
> > in the list, but i wouldn't delete those that are in the list and not on the
> > web - that would mean that you can have a table named 'autocommit'?? even if
> > mysql does allow it, this can only mean trouble. Robin would your parser
> > mind that?
> I don't see why we should have something different than MySQL does. With
> current version it has some bad side effects:
> On MySQL commandline: "create table autocommit (i int);" goes okay, in
> phpMyAdmin it is converted to "CREATE TABLE AUTOCOMMIT (i int)" so it
> creates uppercased table. This is IMHO something we don't want...
> If we wouldn't change case of reserved words, it would be okay, but we
> do change this so we should have same reserved words as MySQL does.
Previously I have found that the website list is NOT up to date.
Instead I have based the list on the actual parser inside the MySQL
server (look in the yacc and flex files).
Robin Hugh Johnson
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