[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #56268: Rename wp-db.php to class-wpdb.php

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#56268: Rename wp-db.php to class-wpdb.php
 Reporter:  SergeyBiryukov    |      Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement       |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal            |  Milestone:  6.1
Component:  Database          |    Version:
 Severity:  normal            |   Keywords:
  Focuses:  coding-standards  |
 Background: #47632, #49373.

 `wpdb` is the only core class that is not an external library and does not
 follow the `class-*.php` naming pattern:
 | WARNING | Class file names should be based on the class name
 |         | with "class-" prepended. Expected class-wpdb.php, but
 |         | found wp-db.php.
 |         | (WordPress.Files.FileName.InvalidClassFileName)

 For consistency with the rest of core classes and to conform to
 standards/php/#naming-conventions naming conventions] in WordPress coding
 standards, the class should be moved to `wp-includes/class-wpdb.php`,
 following the process in comment:33:ticket:47632.

 For backward compatibility, the new file should be included from `wp-

Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/56268>
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