[wp-hackers] Sharing Users/authentication
wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Sat Aug 25 16:26:40 GMT 2007
They aren't field names: They are data in the "meta_key" field.
Nonetheless my question stands:
IS there any legitimate use for the table-prefix to be repeated
here? Would WordPress lose anything by removing the table prefixes
from these two fields?
On Aug 25, 2007, at 11:20 AM, Stephen Rider wrote:
> The problem appears to be the "wp_capabilities" and "wp_user_level"
> fields in the wp_usermeta table. WordPress needs these field names
> to match the active table prefix.
> So, when I use the define()s to point to the other blog's user and
> usermeta tables, it sees the wrong prefix in this field and hits an
> ALSO: Should it be considered a bug that the field names have the
> prefix hard-coded into them? This seems like unnecessary
> duplication of information to me, which is a database design no-no.
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