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27.7.6.8 mysql_create_db()

int mysql_create_db(MYSQL *mysql, const char *db)

Description

Creates the database named by the db parameter.

This function is deprecated. Use mysql_query() to issue an SQL CREATE DATABASE statement instead.

Return Values

Zero for success. Nonzero if an error occurred.

Errors
Example
if(mysql_create_db(&mysql, "my_database"))
{
   fprintf(stderr, "Failed to create new database.  Error: %s\n",
           mysql_error(&mysql));
}