public function DatabaseConnection::select

7.x database.inc public DatabaseConnection::select($table, $alias = NULL, array $options = array())

Prepares and returns a SELECT query object.

Parameters

$table: The base table for this query, that is, the first table in the FROM clause. This table will also be used as the "base" table for query_alter hook implementations.

$alias: The alias of the base table of this query.

$options: An array of options on the query.

Return value

SelectQueryInterface An appropriate SelectQuery object for this database connection. Note that it may be a driver-specific subclass of SelectQuery, depending on the driver.

See also

SelectQuery

File

drupal/includes/database/database.inc, line 808
Core systems for the database layer.

Class

DatabaseConnection
Base Database API class.

Code

public function select($table, $alias = NULL, array $options = array()) {
  $class = $this->getDriverClass('SelectQuery', array('query.inc', 'select.inc'));
  return new $class($table, $alias, $this, $options);
}