[wp-hackers] Options table' varchar 64.
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Tue Jun 24 19:52:28 UTC 2014
I don't understand why you require anything more than 64 characters. It
would be *nice to have*, but it's not a requirement.
Stick to the existing limits and wait to see if core makes an adjustment in
On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 3:47 PM, Haluk Karamete <halukkaramete at gmail.com>
> Now giving it a second thought, and considering what Morgan has brought
> into the picture on this very quesition, doing this at a plug-in activation
> time does not sound to me as good of an idea as it did an hour ago. :)
> If it's gonna take that much of time, then every time WP updates, ( and as
> part of this update, all plugins are automatically deactivated and then
> re-activated ) a nd as a result of this, some users will experience such
> slowness, and my plug in would be the one causing that, it's hard for me to
> take that route... See what I mean?
> I think if that code were to be planted in the wp-config.php file instead,
> then that would have been better.
> At wp-config, and every time it runs ( meaning at each page load), a
> constant can be probed to see if it is defined or not.
> If that constant is defined, I can drive the fact that the option names
> has already been upped to varchar(128).
> What say you?
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 7:06 AM, J.D. Grimes <jdg at codesymphony.co> wrote:
> > This is something that you need to change in the database table’s schema
> > directly. So you need to run a single ALTER TABLE query. You don’t want
> > be running this every page load. If this is part of a plugin, you should
> > it on activation.
> > Also, see https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/13310
> > -J.D.
> > On Jun 24, 2014, at 9:42 AM, Haluk Karamete <halukkaramete at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Is there a harm to change the options table so that the field names for
> > the
> > > transients can have varchar 128 as opposed to varchar 64 and if
> > > okay, what's the best way to do this?
> > >
> > > In other words, what would be the best or the earliest hook for this
> > kind
> > > of s change? Or should this be done at wp-config?
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