[wp-hackers] Lost categories upgrading to 2.5.1
elharo at metalab.unc.edu
Wed Apr 30 05:35:35 GMT 2008
I'm continuing to dig in. At the moment it seems I do not have CREATE
table privileges in the database. I'm not sure why. I've filed a ticket
with my ISP.
On the WordPress side, I suspect WordPress should check if has that and
any other necessary privileges *before* attempting the upgrade, Normal
WordPress usage does not need to create or DROP tables, but some
upgrades do. WordPress should not assume it is running with sufficient
privileges to do this. :-(
Previous upgrades were all done on my own system where I had full
access. I didn't hit this before because I always had all privileges.
It's possible this is why some people have problems with the upgrade
when most don't.
Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
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