7.x common.inc entity_get_controller($entity_type)

Gets the entity controller for an entity type.

Return value

DrupalEntityControllerInterface The entity controller object for the specified entity type.

File

includes/common.inc, line 8052
Common functions that many Drupal modules will need to reference.

Code

function entity_get_controller($entity_type) {
  $controllers =& drupal_static(__FUNCTION__, array());
  if (!isset($controllers[$entity_type])) {
    $type_info = entity_get_info($entity_type);
    $class = $type_info['controller class'];
    $controllers[$entity_type] = new $class($entity_type);
  }
  return $controllers[$entity_type];
}