1 node.module _node_revision_access(Node $node, $op = 'view', $account = NULL)

Access callback: Checks node revision access.


Node $node: The node to check.

$op: (optional) The specific operation being checked. Defaults to 'view.'

object $account: (optional) A user object representing the user for whom the operation is to be performed. Determines access for a user other than the current user.

Return value

TRUE if the operation may be performed, FALSE otherwise.:

See also



core/modules/node/node.module, line 1584
The core module that allows content to be submitted to the site.


function _node_revision_access(Node $node, $op = 'view', $account = NULL) {
  $access = &backdrop_static(__FUNCTION__, array());

  $map = array(
    'view' => 'view revisions',
    'update' => 'revert revisions',
    'delete' => 'delete revisions',

  if (!$node || !isset($map[$op])) {
    // If there was no node to check against, or the $op was not one of the
    // supported ones, we return access denied.
    return FALSE;

  if (!isset($account)) {
    $account = $GLOBALS['user'];

  // Statically cache access by revision ID, user account ID, and operation.
  $cid = $node->vid . ':' . $account->uid . ':' . $op;

  if (!isset($access[$cid])) {
    // Perform basic permission checks first.
    if (!user_access($map[$op], $account) && !user_access('administer nodes', $account)) {
      return $access[$cid] = FALSE;

    $node_current_revision = node_load($node->nid);
    $is_current_revision = $node->isActiveRevision();

    // There should be at least two revisions. If the vid of the given node
    // and the vid of the active revision differ, then we already have two
    // different revisions so there is no need for a separate database check.
    // Also, if you try to revert to or delete the active revision, that's
    // not good.
    if ($is_current_revision && (db_query('SELECT COUNT(vid) FROM {node_revision} WHERE nid = :nid', array(':nid' => $node->nid))->fetchField() == 1 || $op == 'update' || $op == 'delete')) {
      $access[$cid] = FALSE;
    elseif (user_access('administer nodes', $account)) {
      $access[$cid] = TRUE;
    else {
      // First check the access to the active revision and finally, if the
      // node passed in is not the active revision then access to that, too.
      $access[$cid] = node_access($op, $node_current_revision, $account) && ($is_current_revision || node_access($op, $node, $account));

  return $access[$cid];