[Phpmyadmin-news] phpMyAdmin 2.9.2-rc1 is released
Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Wed Jan 10 00:42:51 CET 2007
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phpMyAdmin 2.9.2-rc1 - January 9, 2007
A set of PHP-scripts to administrate MySQL over the Web.
The phpMyAdmin Project announces the immediate availability
of the first release candidate for phpMyAdmin 2.9.2,
a bugfix-only release containing security fixes. A security advisory
will be published on phpmyadmin.net when releasing the final 2.9.2.
phpMyAdmin is a web administration tool for MySQL databases, intended to
handle a whole database server as well as a single database. Over the
years, it has become the most popular Web GUI for MySQL.
* improved support for web clusters
* deleting a user under MySQL 4.1.x
* DELIMITER in export no longer commented out
* export of query results and procedure definitions
* detection of a binary column
* problem on 64-bit systems
* granting all privileges on a wildcard name
* verification on encrypted zip files
* security fixes
Detailed list of changes is available under
This software is available under the GNU General Public License V2.0.
You can get the newest version at http://www.phpmyadmin.net/
Available file formats are: .zip, .tar.gz and .tar.bz2.
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Support and Documentation
The documentation is included in the software package as text and
HTML file, but can also be downloaded from:
The software is provided as is without any express or implied
warranty, but there is a bugs tracker page under:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpmyadmin/ [click on "Bugs"]
In addition, there are also a number of discussion lists
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The project accepts donations to help improve the product. There is
a "Donations" link on http://www.phpmyadmin.net.
phpMyAdmin handles the administration of MySQL over the Web. It
can manage a whole MySQL server as well as a single database.
Currently it can:
* easily browse through databases and tables
* create, copy, rename, alter and drop databases
* create, copy, rename, alter and drop tables
* do table maintenance
* add, edit and drop fields
* execute any SQL-statement, even multiple queries
* create, alter and drop indexes
* load text files into tables
* create (*) and read dumps of tables or databases
* export (*) data to SQL, CSV, XML, Word, Excel, PDF and Latex formats
* administer multiple servers
* manage MySQL users and privileges
* check server settings and runtime information with configuration hints
* check referential integrity in MyISAM tables
* using Query-by-example (QBE), create complex queries automatically
connecting required tables
* create PDF graphics of your Database layout
* search globally in a database or a subset of it
* transform stored data into any format using a set of predefined functions,
like displaying BLOB-data as image or download-link
* support InnoDB tables and foreign keys (see FAQ 3.6)
* support mysqli, the improved MySQL extension (see FAQ 1.17)
* communicate in 50 different languages
(*) phpMyAdmin can compress (Zip, GZip -RFC 1952- or Bzip2 formats)
dumps and CSV exports if you use PHP4 >= 4.0.4 with Zlib support
(--with-zlib) and/or Bzip2 support (--with-bz2).
Authors & Copyright
Copyright (C) 1998-2000
Tobias Ratschiller <tobias_at_ratschiller.com>
Copyright (C) 2001-2006
Marc Delisle <Marc.Delisle_at_cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca>
Olivier Müller <om_at_omnis.ch>
Robin Johnson <robbat2_at_users.sourceforge.net>
Alexander M. Turek <me_at_derrabus.de>
Michal Cihar <michal_at_cihar.com>
Garvin Hicking <me_at_supergarv.de>
Sebastian Mendel <cybot_tm_at_users.sourceforge.net>
+ many other people
(check the CREDITS section of our documentation)
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
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You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
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Marc Delisle / 2007-01-09
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