Last modified: 2006-12-29 12:00:00 UTC
Normally during installation when an error occurs, the submitted information is redisplayed and the
user is given a big red message saying something like "Correct the fault below and resubmit", but
not in the instance when an invalid database name is given.
I tried to call my database "mwdb_1.6.7" but this is invalid (though "mwdb_1_6_7" is OK). It took
me a little while longer to figure out what was wrong and how to get back (hitting "back" in the
I suggest that an invalid database name is treated in the same way other errors are treated:
redisplay the submitted data, give an error message, and point to the field in error.
Definitive error message added in r18631.