abstract public function DatabaseConnection::driver

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7 database.inc abstract public DatabaseConnection::driver()

Returns the type of database driver.

This is not necessarily the same as the type of the database itself. For instance, there could be two MySQL drivers, mysql and mysql_mock. This function would return different values for each, but both would return "mysql" for databaseType().

1 call to DatabaseConnection::driver()
DatabaseConnection::getDriverClass in includes/database/database.inc
Gets the driver-specific override class if any for the specified class.
3 methods override DatabaseConnection::driver()
DatabaseConnection_mysql::driver in includes/database/mysql/database.inc
Returns the type of database driver.
DatabaseConnection_pgsql::driver in includes/database/pgsql/database.inc
Returns the type of database driver.
DatabaseConnection_sqlite::driver in includes/database/sqlite/database.inc
Returns the type of database driver.

File

includes/database/database.inc, line 1226
Core systems for the database layer.

Class

DatabaseConnection
Base Database API class.

Code

abstract public function driver();