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phpPgAdmin 4.0 Released

Posted on 2005-11-15

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Version 4.0


* Slony replication support (Thanks to sponsorship from SpikeSource)

* Allow current database to be at the top

* Allow base URL of PostgreSQL documentation to be configured

* Allow variable size textarea when editing values (Juergen Weigert)

* Allow SQL script upload to parse arbitrary SQL, including multiline

SQL statements. Improve output to show every command as its executed

and SELECT results.

* Add rudimentary support for PostgreSQL 8.1 and 8.2

* primary key and unique key at table creation (Andreas Huber)

* Add row|statement level options to create trigger for >= 7.4 (Robert Treat)

* Allow altering name (for >= 7.4) and owner (for >= 8.0) of a database (Bryan Encina)

* Allow login to several servers simultaneously

* Rearrange frame layout to suit multi-server support

* New browser tree with dynamically loading branches

(Using XLoadTree2 from http://webfx.eae.net/)

* Allow language change from the intro page at any time

* Avoid getting and setting encoding queries if possible

* Avoid version query in PHP 5 / PostgreSQL 7.4+

* Avoid query for superuser status in PHP 5 / PostgreSQL 7.4+

* Put PostgreSQL 7.4+ in read only mode for pagination of results

to avoid executing selects that have write side effects.

* Allow re-using username and password for all servers - saves re-entering

username and password for every server in a pool.

* Make default language 'auto' indicating auto detect. If a language is

deliberately specifed, then that will always be used and no detection will


* ADOdb library updated to version 4.65


* Tree Icons are displayed middle instead of top

* Ensure login frame is always at top level (Russell Smith)

* Fix non-ASCII characters inserted in Unicode databases as HTML entities with

non-UTF8 web servers (Markus Bertheau)

* Fix export to work with release candidates and beta releases as well as finals

(Russell Smith)

* Fix port selection for local connections

* Fix timeouts on long running operations (Adrian Nida)

* Allow Multiline character and character varying editing and inserting

* Add automatic browser language selection for all languages

* Stop duplicate insert on re-POST of data

* Fix bug with exporting schema for servers < 7.3

* Fix opclasses on 7.2 and below

* Fix listing of opaque functions in 7.2

* Actually fix PHP 4.4.0's new strict references


* Japanese from Tadashi Jokagi

* Danish from Arne Eckmann

* Arabic from Zaki

* Romanian from Alin

* Afrikaans from Petri

* Polish from Rafal (utf-8 encoding)

* Slovak from Andrej

* German from Markus

* Spanish From Martin

* Hungarian from Sulyok

* Turkish from Devrim

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