Bug #52447 include help link for server parameters in config editor
Submitted: 29 Mar 2010 16:09 Modified: 30 Mar 2010 3:30
Reporter: Mario Beck Email Updates:
Status: Verified Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Workbench: Administration Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:5.2.16 Rev 5249 OS:Any
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: config file, Help, link, my.cnf, Reference Manual

[29 Mar 2010 16:09] Mario Beck
When editing the config file with Workbench, it is not easy for users to understand the meaning of the zillions of parameters. It is not even easy to understand, which field in the config editor changes what variable in the variable tab.

How to repeat:
Example: InnoDB Parameters -> Flush Log at ["Write to Log and flush every second", "Transaction commit flushes logs", "Write Log at commit, flush every second"].
Which variable is this? How does the variable value relate to the different options? 

Suggested fix:
Include a link to the reference manual that explains the config value and the variable.
Display the variable name directly in the config editor, for example as a tool tip.
[30 Mar 2010 3:30] Valeriy Kravchuk
Thank you for the feature request.