[phpMyAdmin Developers] Add support for CHECK constraints

Lakshay arora arora.lakshya123 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 10:50:48 CEST 2018

I need some help with this.
To extend mysql feature, we have to use configuration storage(phpmyadmin
database) and it is not set, then I'll have to disable this feature
completely(like it doesn't exist).
we don't use configuration storage and use only the features provided by
Any suggestions.

On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 8:29 AM, Isaac Bennetch <bennetch at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi developers,
> On Sat, Jul 7, 2018 at 3:42 AM, Lakshay arora
> <arora.lakshya123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Since mysql does not provide an option to edit a check constraint or
> even to
> > describe it, I was thinking about making that functionality myself. Check
> > constraints will be saved in a table named pma_checkConstraints in
> > phpmyadmin databse, where we will store all the info about ccs. This
> way, we
> > can also add an option to edit a cc.
> > I'll also create a new class CheckConstraint which will handle all the
> > functionality.
> > Any suggestions??
> I'm uncertain about this feature. On one hand, it seems like an area
> where we could provide some extra functionality that MySQL doesn't —
> similar to how we supported relations between tables before InnoDB was
> so popular. On the other hand, it's not something that's been
> requested much, isn't expected since it's outside the scope of MySQL's
> features, and is something that I imagine MySQL will eventually
> support anyway. Having it in place would only benefit users when using
> phpMyAdmin directly rather than using any application.
> I have a slight inclination to say no to this idea, but I certainly
> could be swayed another way.
> Isaac
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