unsigned long mysql_get_server_version(MYSQL
Returns the version number of the server as an integer.
This function was added in MySQL 4.1.0.
A number that represents the MySQL server version in this format:
major_version*10000 + minor_version *100 + sub_version
For example, 4.1.2 is returned as 40102.
This function is useful in client programs for quickly determining whether some version-specific server capability exists.