[Phpmyadmin-news] phpMyAdmin 2.11.2 is released

Marc Delisle Marc.Delisle at cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Sat Oct 27 15:42:46 CEST 2007

phpMyAdmin 2.11.2 - October 27, 2007  [ http://www.phpmyadmin.net ]

A PHP application to administrate MySQL over the Web.


The phpMyAdmin Project announces the immediate availability
of phpMyAdmin 2.11.2, a bugfix-only version.

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.


- patch #1791576 HTTP auth: support REDIRECT_REMOTE_USER,
   thanks to Allard
+ [lang] Serbian update, thanks to Mihailo Stefanovic
- bug #1798841 [relations] Copying db does not copy internal relations
- bug #1798646 [display] Character '+' in query wrongly interpreted
- bug #1801919 [themes] Do not use NaviDatabaseNameColor for fieldset
- bug #1764735 [core] Designer: PDF error when deleting a table
- bug #1764195 [views] DROP button does not work on defective views
- bug #1805773 [relations] browse foreign values: return values not
   escaped, thanks to Alex Rambau
- bug #1807923 [login] Login with html entities in password fails
- [core] Undefined variable when creating a table that exists
- patch #1808578 Changes in font size were no longer detected
   after patch #1787915
+ [lang] Croatian update, thanks to Renato Pavicic
- patch #1807615 [GUI] Display patch for column rights in Opera
- bug #1811519 Can't delete user with a german umlaut.
- bug #1811519 [privileges] fixed used collation for accessing
   mysql.user in server privileges
- it should not be possible to move or copy a table to
- bug #1814733 win: copy db to mixed name db fails
- bug #1777249 [display] Remove horizontal lines in navigation panel
- bug #1805102 [display] TextareaAutoSelect issues: set this parameter
   default value to false to help cut&paste from a terminal window;
   also set focus to the textarea
- bug #1814463 [display] Wrong database size
- bug #1811527 [display] Problem with links to the MySQL manual
- patch #1817529 [auth] Incorrect login via URL when
   AllowArbitraryServer is true, thanks to Juergen Wind

Detailed list of changes is usually available under
http://www.phpmyadmin.net/ChangeLog.txt but at present time,
please refer to the ChangeLog in the distribution kit for
the most up to date information.


This software is available under the GNU General Public License V2.0.

You can get the newest version at http://www.phpmyadmin.net/
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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"]

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http://sourceforge.net/projects/phpmyadmin/   [click on "Lists"]

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(from http://www.phpmyadmin.net/documentation)
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 54 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) 2001-2007
             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
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to

Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
59 Temple Place, Suite 330,
Boston, MA 02111-1307  USA

Marc Delisle, for the team / 2007-10-27

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