[Phpmyadmin-devel] Duplicate forms

Rouslan Placella rouslan at placella.com
Fri Aug 3 18:54:19 CEST 2012

On 03/08/2012 17:45, Rouslan Placella wrote:
> 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?

Or did you mean asking Thilina to look into this?

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