Code registry

The code registry engine.

Drupal maintains an internal registry of all functions or classes in the system, allowing it to lazy-load code files as needed (reducing the amount of code that must be parsed on each request).

Functions & methods

NameLocationDescription
drupal_autoload_classincludes/bootstrap.incConfirms that a class is available.
drupal_autoload_interfaceincludes/bootstrap.incConfirms that an interface is available.
registry_get_parsed_filesincludes/registry.incReturn the list of files in registry_file
registry_rebuildincludes/bootstrap.incRescans all enabled modules and rebuilds the registry.
registry_updateincludes/bootstrap.incUpdates the registry based on the latest files listed in the database.
_registry_check_codeincludes/bootstrap.incChecks for a resource in the registry.
_registry_parse_fileincludes/registry.incParse a file and save its function and class listings.
_registry_parse_filesincludes/registry.incParse all files that have changed since the registry was last built, and save their function and class listings.
_registry_updateincludes/registry.incDoes the work for registry_update().

File

includes/registry.inc, line 8
This file contains the code registry parser engine.