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Check if external database exists $DB->get_records_sql_menu

 
Andrew
Re: Check if external database exists $DB->get_records_sql_menu
 

I've decided to add a Moodle Tracker recommendation. I just think it makes sense to be able to check whether an external database tables exists before performing an action so that I can have control over the error output.

https://tracker.moodle.org/browse/MDL-60017

In my situation, because my plugin is part of an activity, a database error knocks out the whole activity. While this isn't likely to be a problem, I prefer to have a fallback.

Thanks,

Andrew

 
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