[Phpmyadmin-devel] Config import proposal

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Thu Sep 8 06:25:06 CEST 2005


On Thu 8. 9. 2005 14:57, Marc Delisle wrote:
> I agree with your first idea. We could even do this: at run time, if
> config.inc.php is not there, try to create it from config.default.php
> and inform the user if it works or if it fails (could fail because of
> safe mode restrictions or just permission problems).

Why to create it? We can just work when file is not existing. Creating 
file will anyway fail in most cases.

> This way, we keep the current behavior that a default PMA
> installation works immediately without doing anything, permitting to
> connect to a default MySQL installation with root and no password
> (yeah!).

What is quite usual configuration on devel machines :-).

> Note that at some places in the code we set some parts of $cfg
> dynamically based on the MySQL version, but this should not be a
> problem.

This is done anyway somewhere later.

> Let's not forget also config.inc.developer.php :)

Yes: Let's not forget to remove also config.inc.developer.php :)

> See also
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1253493&gro

Looks interesting.

I'm currently (finally) working on new import system. I guess I could 
get to configuration stuff just after that. I have quite lot of time 
for coding right now as I'm ill at home ;-).

    Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com
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