Restore 2.0 for developers

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Introduction

This page tries to explain, from a development perspective, how to implement the restore feature for various Moodle 2.x plugins, mainly, modules and blocks.

In order to work with Restore 2.0 you must have read the Backup 2.0 documentation. Everything will be crystal clear once you have read it.

In this documentation you will learn about some points that you can not easily deduce from [Backup 2.0 documentation concerning the Choice module.

Coding

the restore is composed by two main php files: restore_choice_stepslib.php and restore_choice_activity_task.class.php

restore_choice_stepslib.php

/**
 * Structure step to restore one choice activity
 */
class restore_choice_activity_structure_step extends restore_activity_structure_step {
 
    protected function define_structure() {
 
        $paths = array();
        $userinfo = $this->get_setting_value('userinfo');
 
        $paths[] = new restore_path_element('choice', '/activity/choice');
        $paths[] = new restore_path_element('choice_option', '/activity/choice/options/option');
        if ($userinfo) {
            $paths[] = new restore_path_element('choice_answer', '/activity/choice/answers/answer');
        }
 
        // Return the paths wrapped into standard activity structure
        return $this->prepare_activity_structure($paths);
    }
 
    protected function process_choice($data) {
        global $DB;
 
        $data = (object)$data;
        $oldid = $data->id;
        $data->course = $this->get_courseid();
 
        $data->timeopen = $this->apply_date_offset($data->timeopen);
        $data->timeclose = $this->apply_date_offset($data->timeclose);
        $data->timemodified = $this->apply_date_offset($data->timemodified);
 
        // insert the choice record
        $newitemid = $DB->insert_record('choice', $data);
        // immediately after inserting "activity" record, call this
        $this->apply_activity_instance($newitemid);
    }
 
    protected function process_choice_option($data) {
        global $DB;
 
        $data = (object)$data;
        $oldid = $data->id;
 
        $data->choiceid = $this->get_new_parentid('choice');
        $data->timemodified = $this->apply_date_offset($data->timemodified);
 
        $newitemid = $DB->insert_record('choice_options', $data);
        $this->set_mapping('choice_option', $oldid, $newitemid);
    }
 
    protected function process_choice_answer($data) {
        global $DB;
 
        $data = (object)$data;
        $oldid = $data->id;
 
        $data->choiceid = $this->get_new_parentid('choice');
        $data->optionid = $this->get_mappingid('choice_option', $oldid);
        $data->userid = $this->get_mappingid('user', $data->userid);
        $data->timemodified = $this->apply_date_offset($data->timemodified);
 
        $newitemid = $DB->insert_record('choice_answers', $data);
        // No need to save this mapping as far as nothing depend on it
        // (child paths, file areas nor links decoder)
    }
 
    protected function after_execute() {
        // Add choice related files, no need to match by itemname (just internally handled context)
        $this->add_related_files('mod_choice', 'intro', null);
    }
}

restore_choice_activity_task.class.php

/**
 * choice restore task that provides all the settings and steps to perform one
 * complete restore of the activity
 */
class restore_choice_activity_task extends restore_activity_task {
 
    /**
     * Define (add) particular settings this activity can have
     */
    protected function define_my_settings() {
        // No particular settings for this activity
    }
 
    /**
     * Define (add) particular steps this activity can have
     */
    protected function define_my_steps() {
        // Choice only has one structure step
        $this->add_step(new restore_choice_activity_structure_step('choice_structure', 'choice.xml'));
    }
 
    /**
     * Define the contents in the activity that must be
     * processed by the link decoder
     */
    static public function define_decode_contents() {
        $contents = array();
 
        $contents[] = new restore_decode_content('choice', array('intro'), 'choice');
 
        return $contents;
    }
 
    /**
     * Define the decoding rules for links belonging
     * to the activity to be executed by the link decoder
     */
    static public function define_decode_rules() {
        $rules = array();
 
        $rules[] = new restore_decode_rule('CHOICEVIEWBYID', '/mod/choice/view.php?id=$1', 'course_module');
        $rules[] = new restore_decode_rule('CHOICEINDEX', '/mod/choice/index.php?id=$1', 'course');
 
        return $rules;
 
    }
 
}