/Drupal 8

function _update_manager_access


Resolves if the current user can access updater menu items.

It both enforces the 'administer software updates' permission and the global kill switch for the authorize.php script.

Return value

TRUE if the current user can access the updater menu items; FALSE otherwise.


core/modules/update/update.module, line 180
Handles updates of Drupal core and contributed projects.


function _update_manager_access() {
  return Settings::get('allow_authorize_operations', TRUE) && \Drupal::currentUser()->hasPermission('administer software updates');

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