[Phpmyadmin-devel] Problem with recent tables

Rouslan Placella rouslan at placella.com
Mon Aug 1 14:26:31 CEST 2011

On Mon, 2011-08-01 at 14:24 +0200, Piotr Przybylski wrote:
> 2011/8/1 Rouslan Placella <rouslan at placella.com>:
> > I noticed that the JS code that handles the recent tables in the
> > navigation frame operates under the assumption that there will only ever
> > be one dot in the database+table string. This is not true. To reproduce
> > the problem:
> >
> > * create database 'abc.def'
> > * in this database create table 'ghi'
> > * browse this table
> > * now select it from the recent table dropdown
> > * you are dropped to main.php because PMA is looking for database 'abc'
> > and table 'def' (the 'ghi' part is discarded)
> >
> > I'm not saying that it's sane to put dots in the database name, but it's
> > certainly legal. So maybe the check should be for the last occurrence of
> > a dot...
> >
> Then we will still have problems with dots in table names. From what
> you are saying it looks like this should be changed to get these names
> from some other place.

Last time I checked dots in table names were illegal, but yeah, having
the db and table name already split would definitely be a win.


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