[Phpmyadmin-devel] Duplicate forms

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Fri Aug 3 17:41:11 CEST 2012

Rouslan Placella a écrit :
> On 03/08/2012 14:19, Marc Delisle wrote:
>> Michal Čihař a écrit :
>>> Hi
>>> Dne Fri, 03 Aug 2012 11:28:31 +0200
>>> Rouslan Placella <rouslan at placella.com> napsal(a):
>>>> Quick question: why do we have two forms for renaming a table on
>>>> tbl_operations.php? Can one be dropped? Please see attached screenshot
>>>> for the location of forms.
> Well, I have a dilemma about this form in my branch. With the "rename" 
> functionality in the table options form, a dedicated ajax handler is 
> necessary for it to work. Without, the form can be handled by a generic 
> page loading mechanism, which means less code and a more maintainable 
> solution.
>>> The difference is probably in implementation - in same database, you
>>> can use just RENAME, for moving data to other database, this might
>>> fail, so basically it's CREATE TABLE and INSERT .. SELECT.
> I see, it sounds a bit more complicated than I was hoping for.
>>> Still it would be better to merge these and use RENAME when possible
>>> and fallback to complex method if needed.
>> I'm not sure these should be merged. In the mind of some users, renaming
>> and moving are different actions.
> Then we could call it "rename/move"...

I would be happy with that. It would have the added benefit of removing 
the rename table dialog from the table options fieldset, where it does 
not really belong.

Marc Delisle

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