Update

Extends \JObject

Update class. It is used by Updater::update() to install an update. Use Updater::findUpdates() to find updates for an extension.

since

1.7.0

Methods

_characterData

Character Parser Function

_characterData(object $parser, object $data) : void
note

This is public because its called externally.

since

1.7.0

Arguments

$parser

objectParser object.

$data

objectThe data.

_endElement

Callback for closing the element

_endElement(object $parser, string $name) : void
note

This is public because it is called externally

since

1.7.0

Arguments

$parser

objectParser object

$name

stringName of element that was closed

_getLastTag

Get the last position in stack count

_getLastTag() : string
since

1.7.0

Response

string

_getStackLocation

Gets the reference to the current direct parent

_getStackLocation() : object
since

1.7.0

Response

object

_startElement

XML Start Element callback

_startElement(object $parser, string $name, array $attrs = array()) : void
note

This is public because it is called externally

since

1.7.0

Arguments

$parser

objectParser object

$name

stringName of the tag found

$attrs

arrayAttributes of the tag

loadFromXml

Loads an XML file from a URL.

loadFromXml(string $url, integer $minimum_stability = \Joomla\CMS\Updater\Updater::STABILITY_STABLE) : boolean
since

1.7.0

Arguments

$url

stringThe URL.

$minimum_stability

integerThe minimum stability required for updating the extension {@see Updater}

Response

booleanTrue on success

stabilityTagToInteger

Converts a tag to numeric stability representation. If the tag doesn't represent a known stability level (one of dev, alpha, beta, rc, stable) it is ignored.

stabilityTagToInteger(string $tag) : integer
since

3.4

Arguments

$tag

stringThe tag string, e.g. dev, alpha, beta, rc, stable

Response

integer

Properties

name

Update manifest <name> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

description

Update manifest <description> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

element

Update manifest <element> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

type

Update manifest <type> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

version

Update manifest <version> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

infourl

Update manifest <infourl> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

client

Update manifest <client> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

group

Update manifest <group> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

downloads

Update manifest <downloads> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

downloadSources

Update manifest <downloadsource> elements

since

3.8.3

Type(s)

array<mixed,\Joomla\CMS\Updater\DownloadSource>

tags

Update manifest <tags> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

maintainer

Update manifest <maintainer> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

maintainerurl

Update manifest <maintainerurl> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

category

Update manifest <category> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

relationships

Update manifest <relationships> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

targetplatform

Update manifest <targetplatform> element

since

1.7.0

Type(s)

string

extra_query

Extra query for download URLs

since

3.2.0

Type(s)

string

xmlParser

Resource handle for the XML Parser

since

3.0.0

Type(s)

resource

stack

Element call stack

since

3.0.0

Type(s)

array

stateStore

Unused state array

since

3.0.0

Type(s)

array

currentUpdate

Object containing the current update data

since

3.0.0

Type(s)

\stdClass

latest

Object containing the latest update data

since

3.0.0

Type(s)

\stdClass

minimum_stability

The minimum stability required for updates to be taken into account. The possible values are: 0 dev Development snapshots, nightly builds, pre-release versions and so on 1 alpha Alpha versions (work in progress, things are likely to be broken) 2 beta Beta versions (major functionality in place, show-stopper bugs are likely to be present) 3 rc Release Candidate versions (almost stable, minor bugs might be present) 4 stable Stable versions (production quality code)

since

14.1

see \Joomla\CMS\Updater\Updater

Type(s)

integer