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mysqli::$client_version -- mysqli_get_client_versionReturns the MySQL client version as an integer


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mysqli_get_client_version(): int

Returns client version number as an integer.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

A number that represents the MySQL client library version in format: main_version*10000 + minor_version *100 + sub_version. For example, 4.1.0 is returned as 40100.

This is useful to quickly determine the version of the client library to know if some capability exists.


Example #1 mysqli_get_client_version


/* We don't need a connection to determine
the version of mysql client library */

printf("Client library version: %d\n", mysqli_get_client_version());

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