Remove User Account Picture on Account Cancel

by Prasanth R   Last Updated June 19, 2018 10:07 AM

Am cancelling out user account(Delete the account and make its content belong to the Anonymous user) using services module.

Hence followed this query and updated in the

function _user_resource_cancel($uid) {
  if ($uid == 1) {
    return services_error(t('The admin user cannot be canceled.'), 403);
  $account = user_load($uid);
  $fid = $account->picture->fid;
  // Load the file object
  $file = file_load($fid);
  // delete profile photo from.
  // Unset the image object (my case it's 'picture')
  // Save the user

I can able to unset the picture, but the file still exists in the file system so as DB entry in the file_managed table & users table

fid in users table is updated to 0 after account cancellation

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Tags : 7 users services

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