5.x update_status.module update_status_perform_check()
4.x update_status.module update_status_perform_check()

This function actually performs the update status check with getflightpath.com

2 calls to update_status_perform_check()
update_status_check_now in modules/update_status/update_status.module
This will force a re-check of modules for this update_status module.
update_status_cron in modules/update_status/update_status.module
Implementation of hook_cron()


modules/update_status/update_status.module, line 51
The update status module file.


function update_status_perform_check() {

  // Let's assemble our URL which should be fairly long.
  $url = update_status_get_install_status_url();
  $result = fp_http_request($url);

  // We expect the $result to look like an object, where
  // $result->data contains the returned HTML from the url,
  // and $result->code contains the response code.
  $response = trim($result->data);
  // Response must contain the text "FLIGHTPATH_SUCCESS" for us to believe it is successful.
  if (!strstr($response, "FLIGHTPATH_SUCCESS")) {
    watchdog("update_status", "Checking update status failed.", array(), WATCHDOG_ERROR);
    fp_add_message(t("Checking update status failed.  Perhaps FlightPath cannot access external sites?"));

  // If we are here then we got back a valid response.

  // Parse result and set variables where needed.
  $res_array = array();
  parse_str($response, $res_array);

  // The modules which have different versions than what we have installed
  // are in $res_array["modules"] and ["release_types"]
  variable_set("update_status_need_updates_modules", $res_array["modules"]);
  variable_set("update_status_need_updates_release_types", $res_array["release_types"]);

  variable_set("update_status_last_run", time());
  fp_add_message(t("Check of update status successful."));