function db_select

Returns a new SelectQuery object for the active database.


$table: The base table for this query. May be a string or another SelectQuery object. If a query object is passed, it will be used as a subselect.

$alias: The alias for the base table of this query.

$options: An array of options to control how the query operates.

Return value

SelectQuery A new SelectQuery object for this connection.

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drupal/includes/database/, line 2575
Core systems for the database layer.


function db_select($table, $alias = NULL, array $options = array()) {
  if (empty($options['target'])) {
    $options['target'] = 'default';
  return Database::getConnection($options['target'])
    ->select($table, $alias, $options);