[development] Database creation on Install

"Fernando P. García" fernandoparedesgarcia at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 06:29:04 UTC 2008

dmitry danilevsky wrote:
> On Friday 14 November 2008 07:17:39 Amy Stephen wrote:
>> I apologize if this is not the appropriate place to ask this question but I
>> am curious after checking out your fine development work.
>> Why doesn't the Drupal Installation process try to create the database if
>> it doesn't exist already? WordPress is the same. Joomla! will use the
>> database if it exists - and create it, provided the ID has sufficient
>> permissions. It's just another "make things easier" step (for both the
>> "newbie" crowd, but also developers testing/working).
>> I was curious if there were security concerns? Or, if it just never seemed
>> to be someone's itch?
>> Again, if I am out of place with this question, please let me know, and
>> forgive my ignorance.
>> Kind regards,
>> Amy :)
If they already why don't we do?...
> becouse many of the hostings do not allow creating db from php-scripts.
Consider there are lots of people working with a local copy, hostings 
are just an scenario but we can't  just *cut* others without a good reason.

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