[Phpmyadmin-devel] XML export

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Thu Jul 14 15:31:09 CEST 2011

Le 2011-07-14 09:24, Piotr Przybylski a écrit :
> 2011/7/14 Marc Delisle<marc at infomarc.info>:
>> Le 2011-07-13 18:28, Piotr Przybylski a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>> Is XML export used at all? It was missing data escaping in many
>>> places, and structure (table, function, ...) export was just broken. I
>>> fixed it a bit, but there are still some problems that remain:
>>> - escaping of table/db names and data in other encodings than ISO-8859-1
>>> - it uses SHOW CREATE TABLE without any required fixes
>>> File format itself is interesting. I don't expect XML Schema for it to
>>> exist, but at least namespace usage should be consistent.
>>> I think fixing this and rewriting output format to be more consistent
>>> should appear on Tasks for junior developers. And maybe extending it
>>> to output data in more concise format, eg.:
>>> <table name="">
>>> <row>
>>> <column_name>value</column_name>
>>> ...
>>> </row>
>>> ...
>>> </table>
>> Piotr,
>> XML export is probably used, how can we know?
> Maybe nobody needs DDL in it or we have too few people using it to
> report bugs :)
>> In your testing, was it just a problem in master or also in 3.4.x?
> Also in 3.4.x (STABLE). Go to database `evil'"*/>` and try to export
> table `evil'"*/>` with all options selected. You will get only data
> (no structure) and invalid XML

Can you backport your fixes to QA_3_4?

> Another broken plugin is CodeGen, it ignores it's format setting and
> always outputs C# code (I will push a bugfix to master later today).

Marc Delisle

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