[Phpmyadmin-devel] mysql.host is obsolete

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Wed Feb 26 11:37:23 CET 2014

Le 2014-02-26 03:06, Michal Čihař a écrit :
> Hi
> Dne Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:31:26 -0500
> Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> napsal(a):
>> I could not find any other reason than supporting servers running with
>> --skip-show-database.
> I know this is documented, but do we actually use this? I've just tried
> to run MySQL with this option and phpMyAdmin works just fine without
> controluser.
> Looking at the code, I've only found it in List_Database.class.php
> and this code is never executed as the query against information schema
> works even with --skip-show-database. So I suggest to remove this code:
> https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/pull/963
> Also as we no longer use SHOW DATABASE, related section of docs can be
> IMHO removed:
> https://github.com/phpmyadmin/phpmyadmin/pull/964

We have at least one bug report active, from a user who has poor
performance with a huge number of databases / tables. He suggests to
reinstate the SHOW DATABASES logic.

Marc Delisle
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