[Phpmyadmin-devel] Textfields as 0x...?

Garvin Hicking squirrel at supergarv.de
Sun May 4 04:52:02 CEST 2003

Hi Marc!

> I checked bug 731866. The problem is that we are using
> PMA_mysql_field_type(), which returns 'blob' when field type
> is 'text'.
> libraries/build_dump.lib.php3 is the only place we use
> PMA_mysql_field_type().
> In fact, in phpMyAdmin we always avoided using mysql_field_type(),
> because of this problem.
> See in tbl_change.php3, how we set $is_blob, with "SHOW FIELDS FROM...".
> We are using "SHOW FIELDS" in a lot of places.
> So maybe remove PMA_mysql_field_type() and do a generic
> PMA_get_field_type() which does not use mysql_field_type().

Ah, thanks for investigating that. As I'm not familar with that issue and I don't
want to seriously cause inconsitencys, who's willing to do this? I think using a
generic get_field_type sounds got...


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