23.8.11.17 mysql_stmt_next_result()

int mysql_stmt_next_result(MYSQL_STMT *mysql)

Description

This function is used when you use prepared CALL statements to execute stored procedures, which can return multiple result sets. Use a loop that calls mysql_stmt_next_result() to determine whether there are more results. If a procedure has OUT or INOUT parameters, their values will be returned as a single-row result set following any other result sets. The values will appear in the order in which they are declared in the procedure parameter list.

mysql_stmt_next_result() returns a status to indicate whether more results exist. If mysql_stmt_next_result() returns an error, there are no more results.

Before each call to mysql_stmt_next_result(), you must call mysql_stmt_free_result() for the current result if it produced a result set (rather than just a result status).

After calling mysql_stmt_next_result() the state of the connection is as if you had called mysql_stmt_execute(). This means that you can call mysql_stmt_bind_result(), mysql_stmt_affected_rows(), and so forth.

It is also possible to test whether there are more results by calling mysql_more_results(). However, this function does not change the connection state, so if it returns true, you must still call mysql_stmt_next_result() to advance to the next result.

For an example that shows how to use mysql_stmt_next_result(), see Section 23.8.20, “C API Support for Prepared CALL Statements”.

mysql_stmt_next_result() was added in MySQL 5.5.3.

Return Values
Return ValueDescription
0Successful and there are more results
-1Successful and there are no more results
>0An error occurred
Errors