Thomas Mueller mueller6724 at
Thu Dec 12 09:28:26 UTC 2013

> I have an update to phpMyAdmin in the works -- but version 4.1.0 now
> requires at least PHP 5.3 and MySQL 5.5.
> Currently I'm minded to fork a phpMyAdmin-4.0 port to allow support for
> people still using MySQL 5.1 or older versions of PHP, but... this isn't
> considered a major version change by the phpMyAdmin development team, so
> there won't be any support for the 4.0 series going forwards.
> Hence the putative phpMyAdmin40 port would be an unchanging snapshot of
> version 4.0.10.
> Knowing the history of phpMyAdmin with respect to security holes this
> phpMyAdmin40 port would likely have to be removed within a few months
> anyhow.
> What do people think?  Is it worth forking the port?

>         Cheers,

>         Matthew

> Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.

I don't see the point in forking to maintain compatibility with outdated versions of PHP and MySQL.

But what about compatibility with MariaDB in place of MySQL?


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