[Phpmyadmin-devel] MySQL 4.1 and column comments

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Mon Nov 29 03:18:00 CET 2004


On Monday 29 November 2004 12:08, Garvin Hicking wrote:
> I'd vote for using the 4.1 internal structure, if available instead of our
> internal one. We'd need to abstract all calls to fetching comments to be
> replacable with a SQLquery to get column comments. There's much depending
> on column comments (like "show table aliases in left frame" option and
> embedding comments in SQL dump), so I don't think a user should be able to
> enter differing comments in our infrastructure or the MySQL one. I also
> don't think it's necessary to offer the user a switch to use either
> infrastructure.
> Or does anyone think there'll be a need that a user wants to store his
> comments in PMA DB instead of MySQL 4.1?

I'd say same for relation stuff :-). Why do we provide both ways to define 

    Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com

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