[Phpmyadmin-devel] phpMyAdmin 2.4.0-rc1 is released

Marc Delisle DelislMa at CollegeSherbrooke.qc.ca
Sun Feb 2 18:44:46 CET 2003

The Internet, 2003-02-02

To: phpMyAdmin community

The development team is pleased to announce version 2.4.0-rc1
(first release candidate) of phpMyAdmin.


     * PDF pages
           o new data dictionary
           o support for deleting a PDF page definition
           o better browser support
     * cookie login: login error message
     * new server/user management interface with sub-pages
           o more intuitive interface
           o support new MySQL 4 privileges
           o support for user resource limits
     * Export
           o export to LaTeX format
           o better handling of charset conversion
           o better output order of inserts/creates
           o export results of any single-table SELECT
     * option to only copy data (append) to a table
     * better handling of confirmation requests (bookmarks) and LIMIT
     * support EXTRACT ... FROM
     * check/uncheck all for field selection
     * moving cursor with ctrl/arrows in table creation and row editing
     * images in PNG format where possible
     * display UPDATE SQL statement after a row edit
     * in Select sub-page, drop-down for ENUMs
     * (experimental) support for compressed connections to the MySQL server
     * upload of binary file into a field
     * new documentation layout
     * (for phpMyAdmin developers) interface to DBG extension for 


     * output handler warning for PHP >=4.3.0
     * usernames with "@" character
     * links or submit buttons for db search results
     * warning for bzip problem of PHP 4.2.1
     * wrong "Back" links
     * UNION processing generated undefined variables
     * handling of "LOCAL" in recent MySQL versions for LOAD DATA INFILE
     * wrong drop-down for foreign keys in Select sub-page
     * wrong charset information in XML exports
     * parsing error for the single quote case
     * problem with SQL validator interface
     * wrong parsing of INTERVAL and AUTO_INCREMENT
     * no longer allow invalid options like UNSIGNED in SET/ENUM
     * problem entering comments in Relation view
     * fix for kanji encoding problem
     * empty field names on add fields page caused problems

Download links, as usual, on http://www.phpmyadmin.net

Marc Delisle, for the team.

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