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#1160 (ok 3.4) pmadb config error


(phpMyAdmin 3.1.2, php 5.2.8, apache 2.2.11on FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE)

I wish to help someone avoid the 3 hours I just spent [silly me].

Basically, I upgraded phpMyAdmin. In reality, I copied all the databases from an old machine to a new one with a more recent version of phpMyAdmin. Nonetheless. The pmadb was missing pma_designer_coord. And it was reported as a missing feature. In attempts to "fix" the missing feature (none of which appeared to work):

I added the line in
I added the table with the SQL tab on phpMyAdmin with a copy/paste from the create_tables.sql file.
I deleted the whole pmadb database and recreated it from the script.
I restarted the server.
I started tracing the code (really nicely written by the way; but dense...)
I grepped for "Displaying Column Comments" and found it in lang/
I grepped for "strColComFeat" and found it in ....
blah blah blah on into stubborn debug mode

ultimately, I finally deleted my cookies. Ta-Dah!

Could you please add a bit of text to PMA_printRelationsParamDiagnostic() to the effect of:
"after making changes, please clear your cookies..."


btw: phpMyAdmin rocks. Thank you very much.


  • Marc Delisle

    Marc Delisle - 2009-06-24
    • assigned_to: nobody --> lem9
  • Marc Delisle

    Marc Delisle - 2009-06-24

    Instead of suggesting clearing the cookies, I would prefer to just suggest to log out and log in, as the verifications about the pmadb and friends are just done once at login time.
    Do you agree?

  • Marc Delisle

    Marc Delisle - 2009-07-23
    • status: open --> pending
  • SourceForge Robot

    • status: pending --> closed
  • SourceForge Robot

    This Tracker item was closed automatically by the system. It was
    previously set to a Pending status, and the original submitter
    did not respond within 14 days (the time period specified by
    the administrator of this Tracker).

  • Herman van Rink

    Herman van Rink - 2010-02-15

    I just added a line to advise a relogin to trunk in rev 13391.

  • Herman van Rink

    Herman van Rink - 2010-02-15
    • summary: pmadb config error --> (ok 3.4) pmadb config error
    • status: closed --> closed-fixed
  • Michal Čihař

    Michal Čihař - 2013-06-11
    • Status: closed-fixed --> fixed