1 query.inc public TruncateQuery::__toString()

Implements PHP magic __toString method to convert the query to a string.

Return value

string: The prepared statement.

Overrides Query::__toString


core/includes/database/query.inc, line 948
Non-specific Database query code. Used by all engines.


General class for an abstracted TRUNCATE operation.


public function __toString() {
  // Create a sanitized comment string to prepend to the query.
  $comments = $this->connection->makeComment($this->comments);

  // In most cases, TRUNCATE is not a transaction safe statement as it is a
  // DDL statement which results in an implicit COMMIT. When we are in a
  // transaction, fallback to the slower, but transactional, DELETE.
  if ($this->connection->inTransaction()) {
    return $comments . 'DELETE FROM {' . $this->connection->escapeTable($this->table) . '}';
  else {
    return $comments . 'TRUNCATE {' . $this->connection->escapeTable($this->table) . '} ';