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Excerpts from this Manual mysql_shutdown()

int mysql_shutdown(MYSQL *mysql, enum mysql_enum_shutdown_level shutdown_level)


As of MySQL 5.7.9, mysql_shutdown() is deprecated and will be removed in a future version of MySQL. Instead, use mysql_query() to execute a SHUTDOWN statement.

Asks the database server to shut down. The connected user must have the SHUTDOWN privilege. MySQL servers support only one type of shutdown; shutdown_level must be equal to SHUTDOWN_DEFAULT. Dynamically linked executables which have been compiled with older versions of the libmysqlclient headers and call mysql_shutdown() need to be used with the old libmysqlclient dynamic library.

As of MySQL 5.7.9, an alternative to mysql_shutdown() is to use the SHUTDOWN SQL statement.

The shutdown process is described in Section 6.1.12, “The Server Shutdown Process”.

Return Values

Zero for success. Nonzero if an error occurred.


User Comments
  Posted by Chuck Han on October 8, 2004
This comment applies particularly to building mysql++ under Windows for MySQL v5.0.x. If you get an error that in, the include file config.h cannot be found, simply comment the include line for config.h out.

I have seen other comments that you should replace the include line with:


but, that allows the condition:


to be processed, and that generates the error that SHUTDOWN_DEFAULT is undefined.


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