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Designer page save fails if dB name contains period. #14945

cj1067b opened this issue Feb 9, 2019 · 3 comments


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commented Feb 9, 2019

Ver 4.8.5, repeatable
Open database with a period in the name
Ex beta.testdb

When saving page from designer, an error box opens "insert into phpmyadmin.pma__table_coords..."

Viewing the pma_table_coords, phpmyadmin saved the part of the database name before the period, in the case above "beta" into the db_name column, which I believe should be the full database name, and the part after the period, "testdb" as the table name.


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commented Feb 28, 2019

Hi @cj1067b, could you please provide some snap to aid in reproducing this, thanks?


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commented Mar 1, 2019

I'm not seeing an option to attach snaps. I'm writing this with Firefox on Android.

create a database "test.db"
Create table 1, with an ID field primary.
Create table 2, with a table1_id column, indexed.

Go to the designer, show both tables and create a relationship between ID in table 1 and table1_id column in table2.
As soon as I created this, the designer blanked. If I show the 2 tables in designer again, it does not show the relationship. If you try to create the relationship again, it says "error: relationship already exists".
Try to save the designer page
Then view the pma__table__coords in the phpmyadmin database.
It will show, just 1 row,
"test" in the "db_name" column
"db" in the "table_name" column.

It should show 2 rows with "test.db" in the db_name column, and table1/table2 in the "table_name" column on separate rows.

Now if you try this again, but in a database called testdb, no period, it works as it should.


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commented Mar 1, 2019

Reproduced some of the issue on demo server (root, no password)

@williamdes williamdes added the bug label Mar 1, 2019

@williamdes williamdes added this to to be fixed soon in pull-requests and issues Apr 29, 2019

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