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JInstallerHelper/detectType

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Description

Method to detect the extension type from a package directory

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Description:JInstallerHelper/detectType

Syntax

detectType($p_dir)
Parameter Name Default Value Description
$p_dir $p_dir Path to package directory

Returns

mixed Extension type string or boolean false on fail

Defined in

libraries/joomla/installer/helper.php

Importing

jimport( 'joomla.installer.helper' );

Source Body

function detectType($p_dir)
{
        // Search the install dir for an xml file
        $files = JFolder::files($p_dir, '\.xml$', 1, true);
 
        if ( ! count($files))
        {
                JError::raiseWarning(1, JText::_('ERRORNOTFINDXMLSETUPFILE'));
                return false;
        }
 
        foreach ($files as $file)
        {
                if( ! $xml = JFactory::getXML($file))
                {
                        continue;
                }
 
                if($xml->getName() != 'install' && $xml->getName() != 'extension')
                {
                        unset($xml);
                        continue;
                }
 
                $type = (string)$xml->attributes()->type;
                // Free up memory
                unset ($xml);
                return $type;
        }
 
        JError::raiseWarning(1, JText::_('ERRORNOTFINDJOOMLAXMLSETUPFILE'));
        // Free up memory.
        unset ($xml);
        return false;
}

[Edit See Also] SeeAlso:JInstallerHelper/detectType

Examples

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