[Phpmyadmin-devel] [phpMyAdmin] bug ID: 3306875

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Thu Jul 21 16:50:56 CEST 2011

Le 2011-07-21 07:49, Marcos Mendonça a écrit :
> Hi Marc,
> First of all thanks for your attention and time.
> Yes, I'm ok with the environment. What I could use is a basic
> walkthrough on the phpMyAdmin code structure or maybe I can find a
> link to the API.
> This seems pretty obvious, so my starting point is db_operations.php.
> I was reading the mysql documentation and apparently there's a
> difference in the way some versions of MySQL deal with the rename
> operation. So, from what I can get phpMyAdmin does a export, create
> database with new name and them import old database right?

No. phpMyAdmin creates the new db, then each table is renamed from the
old to the new db, then the old db is dropped.

> Is this the the road to follow?
> Thanks
> On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 6:46 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:
>> Le 2011-07-20 17:33, Marcos Mendonça a écrit :
>>> Hi all,
>>> I've been using phpMyAdmin for a while now and recently started with a
>>> group focused on open source. Personally, I'd like to contribute with
>>> phpMyAdmin. So I joined the list and going through the buglist I run
>>> into issue: 3306875 Can't rename a database that contains views.
>>> I'm still getting familiar with the code, so I could use some pointers
>>> or directions that could help me find a solution for this one.
>>> Thanks any help in advance.
>> Hi Marcos,
>> first, an environment like the free NetBeans IDE with PHP support +
>> Xdebug is very useful to be able to trace the code and see where the bug
>> happens; are you familiar with such an environment?
>> --
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