[development] Extend database abstraction layer, to include table creation.

Adrian Rossouw adrian at bryght.com
Thu May 11 20:01:26 UTC 2006

On 11 May 2006, at 9:20 PM, Chris Johnson wrote:
> I'm in favor of adding these functions -- but if and only if we  
> also add a database privilege escalation feature for the site admin  
> to use.  Many hosts with *better* security provide multiple  
> database users with tiered privileges specifically so that web  
> applications can access the database without full create/drop  
> rights.  Widespread use of the above functions will break Drupal on  
> those hosts.  (yes, that means my sites :-)

I agree.

This would also be useful for the install system. Although a case  
could be made that that is a separate patch.

And i did mention the privilege escalation in my post =)

Adrian Rossouw
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