[wp-hackers] Re: Re: Sharing Users/authentication

Stephen Rider wp-hackers at striderweb.com
Tue Aug 28 17:06:49 GMT 2007

This is very cool.  I've been tinkering with this kind of thing  
myself, and ran up against the table-prefix problem.  A couple  

On Aug 28, 2007, at 11:52 AM, Curt Woodard wrote:

> * The administrator need only modify 3 variables in the plugin:
> $this_role, $my_master_db,
>   and $my_master_prefix. $this_role tells WordPress if the copy is  
> a slave or a master and the other two are pretty self-explanatory.

It seems you could automate this with a simple logic test.  If the  
table prefix of the table used is the same as the current install's  
prefix, then it is the master.  Otherwise it is a slave.

> You can download the plugin from http://www.lyonesse.info/WPP/ (a
> simple, crude, yet effective page).

I'm definitely testing this out.  I'll let you know if I come across  
any issues or ideas. :) Thanks!

Would you object if I took some of this and rolled it into a separate  
system I'm working on?
(This thing: <http://striderweb.com/nerdaphernalia/2006/10/hello- 


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