[development] Variables, lookups, and memory usage
adrian at bryght.com
Thu Dec 15 22:28:25 UTC 2005
On 15 Dec 2005, at 8:24 PM, Allie Micka wrote:
> I still have a consistent place to stash these settings ( lookup_set
> () , lookup_get() ), but I only pull them as needed. An overall
> memory savings, and handy as well.
in my case it would be :
So the user module, would during init go :
Which would load that user's settings into the stack.
> The lookup_get() is functionally similar to the variable_get()
> function, except that it requires a $realm parameter:
Exactly. I am proposing we extend variable get, not write a new
> lookup_get($realm, $name=null); // without a name, it returns a
> keyed array of the whole realm
Basically in my proposal it would be :
variable_get($name, $default, $realm = null, $id = null); // without
a realm it returns the first variable at the top of the stack.
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