[wp-hackers] Lost categories upgrading to 2.5.1

Jennifer Hodgdon yahgrp at poplarware.com
Wed Apr 30 15:19:33 GMT 2008

Elliotte Harold wrote:
>> The thing is: Normally you have the privileges to do whatever your 
>> like at
>> your database 
> False. Normally you don't. Most DBs strictly limit the privileges 
> available to users for security reasons.

I would just like to point out that many plugins also create tables at 
installation time. So anyone who shuts off their DB permission to 
create tables will likely have trouble installing plugins, as well as 
upgrading. Perhaps this should be added to the Upgrade instructions in 
the Codex?

Jennifer Hodgdon * Poplar ProductivityWare

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