[Phpmyadmin-devel] MySQL 4.1 and column comments

Marc Delisle DelislMa at CollegeSherbrooke.qc.ca
Sun Dec 5 06:17:02 CET 2004

Garvin Hicking a écrit:

> Hi Marc!
>>we already have PMA_getComments($db, $table). Did you find someplace not using
>>this call to fetch comments?
> I haven't looked at the codebase specifically, so I just wanted to make sure
> it's abstracted at the "root" level :)
>>By "switch" I meant this: suppose someone already has comments in pmadb. Does
>>he have to reenter them in the MySQL structure?
> Oh, that's a very important thing, I nearly forgot. Maybe it would be the best
> way to make getComments() fetch both PMA-data and MySQL 4.1 data. I don't know
> aobut the performance impact though, but that way we could use data from both
> worlds". We could even emit a warning if MySQL 4.1 is found AND there is comment
> data fetched from the PMADB: "Please use migrate your PMAdb data to the new
> MySQL 4.1 structure using [link]this command[/link]. Any future stored comments
> are saved in MySQL 4.1 format only".
> Or something like that...? Maybe even automatically migrate any PMAdb data into
> MySQL 4.1 on first call...
> Regards,
> Garvin.

OK I am working on this whole feature.


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