[Phpmyadmin-devel] ***SPAM*** Re: Duplicate forms

Rouslan Placella rouslan at placella.com
Sat Aug 4 10:48:01 CEST 2012

On 03/08/2012 19:48, Marc Delisle wrote:
> Rouslan Placella a écrit :
>> 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?
> I only meant that you two guys should talk to each other, especially if
> you already have changes in your tree about the operations stuff.
> It's up to him if he wants to merge these two dialogs; it was not
> planned in his schedule.

Fair enough, as he said that he already did refactoring work on these 
forms, I think that I'll just write a dedicated ajax handler for them as 
to avoid further merge conflicts. I'll look into this issue once again 
after all the merges, when the table operations code will ve stable.

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