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unsigned long mysql_get_server_version(MYSQL *mysql)


Returns an integer that represents the MySQL server version. The value has the format XYYZZ where X is the major version, YY is the release level (or minor version), and ZZ is the sub-version within the release level:

major_version*10000 + release_level*100 + sub_version

For example, "5.0.96" is returned as 50096.

This function is useful in client programs for determining whether some version-specific server capability exists.

Return Values

An integer that represents the MySQL server version.