function db_find_tables

8.x db_find_tables($table_expression)

Finds all tables that are like the specified base table name.


$table_expression: An SQL expression, for example "simpletest%" (without the quotes). BEWARE: this is not prefixed, the caller should take care of that.

Return value

Array, both the keys and the values are the matching tables.

Related topics

1 call to db_find_tables()
simpletest_clean_database in drupal/core/modules/simpletest/simpletest.module
Removed prefixed tables from the database that are left over from crashed tests.


drupal/core/includes/, line 662
Core systems for the database layer.


function db_find_tables($table_expression) {
  return Database::getConnection()->schema()->findTables($table_expression);