[Phpmyadmin-devel] Problems with Garvin's Patches

robbat2 at orbis-terrarum.net robbat2 at orbis-terrarum.net
Tue Feb 25 05:17:04 CET 2003

On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 02:00:34PM +0100, Olivier M. wrote:
> What about an automatic check on root login ? 
No, rather than root login, check that the user they logged in as has
permissions to the tables required, or create table if the tables don't
exist. This is because a lot of users only have a small setup from an
ISP with their own copy of PMA.

See RFE #486080, #577328, #601016...
> - if all the tables are existing & uptodate -> work as usual
> - if some tables are outdated: display a kind of splash-screen
>   suggesting the required changes, with an "Upgrade" button
>   which fixes everything
> - and if there are no tables at all (bookmarks, relations, etc): 
>   allow the root user to create everything "on the fly" (text
>   fields asking for User/DB name to use), and which display a
>   part of code to copy paste for the config.inc.php file
>   (a little bit like phpMyEdit).
> so a kind of user-friendly "setup.php" :)

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