[Phpmyadmin-devel] config.inc.php (again)

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Sun Jun 25 14:10:51 CEST 2006

I would like to reopen the discussion about this issue. I know you're 
tired of it, but there are lots of problems for users.

I noticed at least one distro that just copy our 
libraries/config.default.php into ../config.inc.php!

Unfortunately, many users do not read the doc about installation, and 
even for some who did read it, there are still problems:

Having to close all browser windows is another thing that is not evident 
for many.

For some reasons, the setup script is not as popular as we hoped 
(probably due to the directory manipulations related to its use).

My opinion is that we have to think about was it "normal" and expected 
for the configuration of OSS products.

Is it too late to revert to our old way of keeping BC by compensating 
with code for missing options?

If it's too late, what about having a config-dist.inc.php that would 
contain the minimum lines (one server section connecting to localhost 
with root and no password). People could copy it into config.inc.php and 
be more happy.


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