PMA Errors

Brandon S Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Thu Aug 19 10:48:48 PDT 2010

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On 8/18/10 14:07 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Aug 18, 2010, at 13:03, Jasper Frumau wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 7:38 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> ":q!" looks familiar as the command you would use to exit vi(m) without saving. Perhaps you somehow managed to insert that into your phpmyadmin config file, or another phpmyadmin file you edited. You could grep recursively in your document root for ":q!" and see what turns up.
>> Good call. Not good at grep just yet. Tried:
>> jaspersmbp:www jasper$ grep -r "q!"
>> -bash: !": event not found
>> jaspersmbp:www jasper$ grep -r 'q!'
>> grep: warning: recursive search of stdin
>> ^C
>>  which did not work. Still playing with it...
> I guess "!" has special meaning. You could try:

Most modern shells use it for history.  (Since I prefer other interfaces to
shell history, I usually disable it; see the manual for your shell.)
Backquoting also works to disable its use as a history search.

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