23.8.7.32 mysql_get_server_version()

unsigned long mysql_get_server_version(MYSQL *mysql)

Description

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, "5.5.42" is returned as 50542.

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.

Errors

None.