The upcoming phpMyAdmin 4.0.0

Jerry jerry at
Tue Jan 29 12:48:44 UTC 2013

On Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:55:56 +0000
Matthew Seaman articulated:

> phpMyAdmin-4.0.0 is in the early stages of its release process, with
> 4.0.0-alpha2 released earlier today, alongside the just-committed
> update for the released version to 3.5.6.
> Now, my usual approach with the databases/phpmyadmin port is to track
> the latest released version, except for occasional forays into beta or
> release-candidate version when there have been early releases forced
> by security problems.
> Currently my intent is to switch databases/phpMyAdmin to track 4.0.x
> shortly after that version is released.  It's a new major version with
> lots of new code, a different look and feel, and one of the principal
> changes is that it will require javascript to function.
> What do people think?  If anyone has any reasoned objections to this,
> please let me know.

I use "phpMyAdmin" occasionally on my system. I would have no problem
with creating a new port for the 4.x branch, although you might want to
keep the 3.x branch in the ports system for awhile.

Just my 2¢.

Jerry ♔

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