[Phpmyadmin-devel] Regarding Export plugin for sql
marc at infomarc.info
Thu May 16 12:39:10 CEST 2013
Le 2013-05-14 20:12, ayush choubey a écrit :
> On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 4:37 AM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info
> <mailto:marc at infomarc.info>> wrote:
> Le 2013-05-13 19:24, ayush choubey a écrit :
> > There were a couple of things that i wanted to know
> > 1) I was going through the this feature request
> > https://sourceforge.net/p/phpmyadmin/feature-requests/1387/
> > and i too wasn't able to figure out how to change database name. Has
> > that feature been implemented
> Click on the database, then Operations. You'll find a dialog to rename
> the database.
> Well, i was thinking of adding a "export as" feature there for this
> Feature request
> that will take a name and thus generated sql file will have that
> exported database name.
> But i guess renaming it is better option.
> > 2) while exporting the database there is no create database sql
> > for example :
> > there is a db called test with certain number of tables. I
> selected the
> > database, clicked on export, clicked custom and exported it.
> > However only the tables were exported. There were no create statement
> > Shouldn't the entire database be exported with create database
> > statement? Is this a bug or was this not implemented intentionally
> I guess nobody ever felt the need for this. The CREATE DATABASE
> statement is generated when you export at the server level.
> We have hierarchy in this fashion
> Now when we have to export a table, we click on export and we expect
> that there will
> be a CREATE TABLE statement and INSERT statement
> But when we have to export a server there are just CREATE TABLE
> statements and
> INSERT STATEMENTS.
You probably meant "when we have to export a database" ?
> So, in case the user wants to export a DB named test and his target
> machine has no test.
> In this case he would like sql file to have CREATE DATABASE test
> followed by tables
> To achieve this he will have to go to :
> server level -> click on export->select custom->select test-> export->Go
> If we add one CREATE DATABASE IF NOT EXISTS at database export level, then
> his steps would be
> Select test->export->Go
> From the user point of view, i guess, this will be much
> more preferred as it has less number
> of steps.
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