Last modified: 2010-05-15 15:33:11 UTC

Wikimedia Bugzilla is closed!

Wikimedia has migrated from Bugzilla to Phabricator. Bug reports should be created and updated in Wikimedia Phabricator instead. Please create an account in Phabricator and add your Bugzilla email address to it.
Wikimedia Bugzilla is read-only. If you try to edit or create any bug report in Bugzilla you will be shown an intentional error message.
In order to access the Phabricator task corresponding to a Bugzilla report, just remove "static-" from its URL.
You could still run searches in Bugzilla or access your list of votes but bug reports will obviously not be up-to-date in Bugzilla.
Bug 604 - Installer support for database field prefixes
Installer support for database field prefixes
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Installer (Other open bugs)
1.4.x
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
:
: 805 1526 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Blocks: 768
  Show dependency treegraph
 
Reported: 2004-09-29 19:34 UTC by Jan Steinman
Modified: 2010-05-15 15:33 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Web browser: ---
Mobile Platform: ---
Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Attachments

Description Jan Steinman 2004-09-29 19:34:25 UTC
I want to install MeidaWiki for a number of websites on the same server. For security and 
convenience, each of these websites have their own MySQL database, each with a number of tables.

This leads to (at best) confusion over which table belongs to whom or (at worst) namespace 
collisions. (Near miss: each of these databases already has an "images" table; you have an "image" 
table.)

Wouldn't it be nice to have a configurable prefix for table names? (Default perhaps "wg_". What 
does that stand for, anyway?)

I would be willing to implement this. I'm a long-time professional software engineer, but have not 
worked in a sourceforge team before, so would need some help getting started.
Comment 1 Domas Mituzas 2004-09-29 19:37:58 UTC
it is already supported through whole code. just the installer misses
functionality. you may edit db dumps yourself and have this ;-) 1.4 release will
have this working, I hope.
Comment 2 Jan Steinman 2004-09-29 20:15:53 UTC
Okay, I'll continue to experiment with 1.3.4 until 1.4 comes out. If you need any help, sign me up.
Comment 3 Brion Vibber 2004-10-30 21:59:36 UTC
*** Bug 805 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Brion Vibber 2004-12-05 20:53:13 UTC
Available as of 1.4beta.
Comment 5 Brion Vibber 2005-02-14 06:34:56 UTC
*** Bug 1526 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.


Navigation
Links