[Phpmyadmin-devel] Duplicate forms

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Fri Aug 3 17:43:01 CEST 2012

Marc Delisle a écrit :
> 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.
By the way, Thilina is refactoring db and tbl operations these days...

Marc Delisle

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