1 database.inc db_transaction($name = NULL, array $options = array())

Returns a new transaction object for the active database.


string $name: Optional name of the transaction.

array $options: An array of options to control how the transaction operates:

  • target: The database target name.

Return value

DatabaseTransaction: A new DatabaseTransaction object for this connection.

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core/includes/database/database.inc, line 2656
Core systems for the database layer.


function db_transaction($name = NULL, array $options = array()) {
  if (empty($options['target'])) {
    $options['target'] = 'default';
  return Database::getConnection($options['target'])->startTransaction($name);