[Phpmyadmin-devel] Problem with recent tables

Aris Feryanto aris_feryanto at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 1 15:46:47 CEST 2011

On 1 Agu 2011, at 20:29, Tyron Madlener <tyronx at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Piotr Przybylski <piotr.prz at gmail.com> 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.
> Indeed. Dots in identifiers was not an issue before MySQL 5.1.6. But
> after 5.1.6 you can have dots everywhere (db names, tables, columns,
> etc..).
> This new behavior is documented at
> http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/identifiers.html

Oh, right. I missed this part in MySQL docs. I will fix this soon.
Thanks for the feedback. :)

Aris Feryanto
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