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From:Michael Widenius Date:January 26 2000 7:32pm
Subject:Re: MySQL show databases behavior
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>>>>> "Sinisa" == Sinisa Milivojevic <sinisa@stripped> writes:

Sinisa> On Wed, 19 Jan 2000, Joshua J. Drake wrote:
>> Is it possible to make the behavior of "show databases" list only the
>> databases that the current user has access to?
>> Or is it too much?
>> please let me know..
>> --
>> Joshua J. Drake  - jdrake@stripped -
>> Web/UNIX/Win32 Software Developer and Systems Security Analyst

Sinisa> HI!

Sinisa> It is not presently possible. It could be possible, but then again a user
> might
Sinisa> not have any rights in that database, but all rights for every table in that
Sinisa> database ?? How would this be treated.

If you have access to a single table in a database, you have should
see that database with SHOW DATABASES, as you can in fact use part of it.

Sinisa> For what you need you better use show grants command, available since 3.23.4,
Sinisa> which will give you databases user has access to.

But this doesn't solve the problem of helping the user quickly check
the databases he can use.

MySQL show databases behavior(Joshua J. Drake)19 Jan
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