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updateLastDatabaseError

Description

Updates the "$db_last_error" timestamp in Settings.php, which is used in determining whether or not to send the admin an email about a database error.

Syntax

bool updateLastDatabaseError ()



Return value

Expected type: Boolean
Description: True if successful, false otherwise


Notes

  • Attempts to write to Settings_bak.php first
  • Will try to create Settings_bak.php if it doesn't exist
  • Attempts to chmod the file if it isn't writable (tries 755 first, then 775 and finally 777 before giving up)
  • Will only write to Settings.php if the update of Settings_bak.php was successful
  • Will not work if fopen is disabled
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