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MySQL® by Paul DuBois

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Appendix G. C API Reference

This appendix describes the C language application programming interface for the MySQL client library. The API consists of a set of functions for communicating with MySQL servers and accessing databases, and a set of data types used by those functions. The client library functions may be classified into the following categories:

  • Routines for initializing and terminating the client library

  • Connection management routines to establish and terminate connections to the server

  • Error-reporting routines to get error codes and messages

  • Construction and execution routines to construct SQL statements and send them to the server

  • Result set processing routines to handle results from statements that return data

  • Information routines that ...

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