[Phpmyadmin-devel] phpMyAdmin 2.5.5 is released

Marc Delisle DelislMa at CollegeSherbrooke.qc.ca
Sun Dec 28 10:42:10 CET 2003

The Internet, 2003-12-28


The phpMyAdmin development team is pleased to announce
the availability of phpMyAdmin 2.5.5.

About version 2.5.5
   New minimum version requirements:

     phpMyAdmin now requires at least PHP 4.1.x and MySQL 3.23.32.

   MySQL 4.1 / 5.0 Note:

     phpMyAdmin's support for MySQL 4.1 / 5.0 is still experimental


     * General code optimization by removing old PHP3-compatibility
     * Make default functions configurable
     * Visual scratchboard: show column names
     * Show overhead in table list, allow to check all overheaded tables 
at once
     * Export: can suppress dates information
     * MySQL error messages improved formatting
     * Printview: display linked values and other relational features
     * Export: allow delayed INSERTs, and support for UPDATE and REPLACE 
     * Show result of last SHOW query when using multiple queries
     * Can now specify the default query
     * Catch table renaming with dot in the new name
     * Multi-row edit
     * Date MIME transformation: show also real data before transformation
     * New language: Basque
     * Printview: show number of rows


     * Relation view: non-unique keys were not displayed as possible 
choices for foreign keys
     * Try to upload history in table only if configured so
     * Opera and Export dynamic options
     * Try to show sorting by indexes only if makes sense
     * Some undefined variables
     * SQL-history and js errors
     * Export and CSV for Excel can now choose the Excel edition
     * Multi-row delete in vertical mode
     * Execute stored bookmarks had a problem
     * Transformations: now allow more timestamps
     * Export: added XML header
     * Could not enter the string "NULL"
     * Export: fixed LaTeX output, and unique fields are now bold
     * Export: foreign keys problem
     * FULLTEXT is possible not just on TEXT but also MEDIUMTEXT, etc
     * Now we can kill more processes
     * Display problem with repeated headers
     * In Server view, left frame did not keep server choice, language, etc
     * Sort on some aliased columns did not work
     * Left panel and non-escaping of single quotes
     * Backquotes were present in the db name choice for Create db
     * Support for FORCE INDEX
     * Problem when DROPping the only remaining db
     * Fix moving foreign key definition on Windows
     * Go & Bookmark problem with queries having a "+" in them
     * Print view on non-IE browsers

Download/support information on http://www.phpmyadmin.net.

Marc Delisle, for the team.

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