[Phpmyadmin-devel] Duplicate forms

Rouslan Placella rouslan at placella.com
Fri Aug 3 17:45:49 CEST 2012

On 03/08/2012 17:43, Marc Delisle wrote:
> 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...

Sounds like one of us will have a few conflicts to resolve. I already 
have some committed changes in those areas. When does he expect to 
finish up with that?

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