[Phpmyadmin-devel] about ShowServerInfo

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Tue Dec 8 20:16:21 CET 2009

Herman van Rink a écrit :
> Marc Delisle wrote:
>> Hi,
>> in the doc we say:
>> $cfg['ShowServerInfo'] boolean
>>      Defines whether to display detailed server information on main 
>> page. (...)
>> Currently, this parameter, when false, only hides the protocol version, 
>> the logged-in user and the server's full name (next to the verbose name).
>> It's true that this parameter is poorly named (it should have been 
>> ShowDetailedMySQLInfo). We got a request to remove all web server info 
>> and MySQL server info from the main page when this parameter is set to 
>> false. I think this would be appropriate.
>> Comments?
> I can imagine that some people would rather obscure these facts from view.
> So yes, lets make ShowServerInfo realy mean all that server info.
> In that same reasoning maybe we should also offer an option to not
> display the phpMyAdmin version.

Hmmm, well ... it is present also in Documentation.html and 
translators.html. What do you have in mind with this, obscuring for 
security purposes?

> One tricky sidenote: The export function also output's version
> information...

Good point, so ShowServerInfo should have an impact also for export.

Marc Delisle

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