[ic] DB table and field add hint
Mon, 09 Oct 2000 00:43:47 PDT
Wondering why mySQL tables weren't showing up in ic -- guess I actually had
to add them to ic's directory structure! Go figure. ;)
>From: Strider Centaur <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [ic] DB table and field add hint
>Date: Sat, 07 Oct 2000 23:02:17 -0400
> I know this is common knowledge to some but.....
> If you want to add a mysql table to a catalog, simply add a file in
>the /cat-user-dir/catalog/dbconf/mysql directory,
> I personally just copy the cat.mysql file to the name of the new
>category then go in and edit it. Its fairly straight forward to anyone
>with any SQL/Db experience. I did also notice I had to manually create
>the table in the DB( go figure right? ), I use kmysqlamin for this ( I
>highly recommend it ) as it makes it a simple point and click processes,
>mind you I can use the command line mysql and mysqladmin in my sleep,
>but the GUI does make simple alters and adds allot easier.
> Adding a field to an existing table is even easier, simply alter the
>table with add ( again it can be done in kmysqladmin ) then go edit that
>tables file in the above directory.
> I also have to restart Interchange after making these changes for
>them to show up in the admin interface.
> If you not fortunate enough to have the ability to run kmysqladmin,
>take heart, there are dozens of GUI and WEB based mysql admin interfaces
>out there, simply head over the http://mysql.org page and select
>downloads, there is everything you will ever need and more. :-)
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