[Xerte] Re: Xerte Toolkits - installation and management special

Tom Reijnders reijnders at tor.nl
Tue May 27 19:34:21 BST 2014

I'll take care of the pull requests this week.

Thank you for all your efforts.


David Goodwin schreef op 27-5-2014 18:29:
>> I understand the reasoning, and I do (really) appreciate you doing the
>> work you did. It makes it easier to modify the db back-end, and it makes
>> XOT safer against SQL injection.
> Yes. Note there are outstanding pull requests to merge into XOT on 
> github.
>> 1. I do think we should probably implement database_library.php using
>> PDO (I would like to do it that way)
> Fine with me.
>> 2. I do think sqlite has its merits, only not as a default, certainly
>> not for an update
> Well - the fact it would make installation a lot easier on LAMP/WAMP 
> style set ups is one of the big pluses I think - i.e. there is no need 
> to edit any setting files, try and get MySQL working or go into /setup.
> Just upload to the server and fix permissions on USER-FILES.
> The downsides are that it has no (real) security / no support for 
> multiple users, and isn't going to persist very well post-reboot at 
> the moment!
>> 3. I think for the time being mysql should still be the default.
>> So, again, thank you! I would appreciate a PDO implementation if you
>> have one, I will modify the installer to ask what engine to use (and
>> include sqlite) and go from there.
> No problem. I can create a PDO variant easily enough. I'll create a 
> pull request once done.
> David.


Tom Reijnders
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