function hook_field_purge_instance

7.x field.api.php hook_field_purge_instance($instance)

Acts when a field instance is being purged.

In field_purge_instance(), after the field instance has been removed from the database, the field storage module has had a chance to run its hook_field_storage_purge_instance(), and the field info cache has been cleared, this hook is invoked on all modules to allow them to respond to the field instance being purged.


$instance: The instance being purged.

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1 invocation of hook_field_purge_instance()
field_purge_instance in drupal/modules/field/
Purges a field instance record from the database.


drupal/modules/field/field.api.php, line 2591


function hook_field_purge_instance($instance) {
  db_delete('my_module_field_instance_info')->condition('id', $instance['id'])->execute();