[Phpmyadmin-devel] legal concerns about external libraries

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Wed Aug 10 21:20:26 CEST 2011

Dieter Adriaenssens a écrit :

> library/PHPExcel and native Excel import/export was removed from
> QA_3_4 (ready for 3.4.5) and master.
> I've run into some things that seemed to be used only by Excel
> export/import, but haven't removed them yet :
> - config option TempDir -> according to Documentation.html this was
> needed for Excel export, the option is only used in File.Class.php ->
> checkUploadedFile()
> - checkUploadedFile () -> not used anymore
> - PMA_getColumnNumberFromName() -> not used
> Shall I remove them as well, or will they be needed in the future?

About TempDir, there is another (optional) purpose, see FAQ 1.11. But 
it's been a while since I last tested this...

checkUploadedFile() has comments about being used in the open_basedir 

> BTW : PMA_getColumnAlphaName() is still used by ods import

Marc Delisle

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