Documentation Home
MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual
Related Documentation Download this Manual
PDF (US Ltr) - 37.9Mb
PDF (A4) - 37.9Mb
PDF (RPM) - 36.5Mb
HTML Download (TGZ) - 9.9Mb
HTML Download (Zip) - 9.9Mb
HTML Download (RPM) - 8.7Mb
Man Pages (TGZ) - 209.5Kb
Man Pages (Zip) - 318.6Kb
Info (Gzip) - 3.5Mb
Info (Zip) - 3.5Mb
Excerpts from this Manual

27.8.7.53 mysql_query()

int mysql_query(MYSQL *mysql, const char *stmt_str)

Description

Executes the SQL statement pointed to by the null-terminated string stmt_str. Normally, the string must consist of a single SQL statement without a terminating semicolon (;) or \g. If multiple-statement execution has been enabled, the string can contain several statements separated by semicolons. See Section 27.8.16, “C API Multiple Statement Execution Support”.

mysql_query() cannot be used for statements that contain binary data; you must use mysql_real_query() instead. (Binary data may contain the \0 character, which mysql_query() interprets as the end of the statement string.)

If you want to know whether the statement returns a result set, you can use mysql_field_count() to check for this. See Section 27.8.7.22, “mysql_field_count()”.

Return Values

Zero for success. Nonzero if an error occurred.

Errors

User Comments
User comments in this section are, as the name implies, provided by MySQL users. The MySQL documentation team is not responsible for, nor do they endorse, any of the information provided here.
Sign Up Login You must be logged in to post a comment.