[fpc-pascal] Documentation for sqldb

Adriaan van Os fpc at microbizz.nl
Thu Jun 21 11:47:19 CEST 2007

Henry Vermaak wrote:
> On 20/06/07, Joost van der Sluis <joost at cnoc.nl> wrote:
>> You mean how many rows are affected by the last query you've run? I saw
>> request for that earlier.
>> But imho, you never need it. You always should know how many rows are
>> affected before you execute a query.

Of course not, what absurd nonsense.

It could be a debug-tool,
>> though.Maybe I could implement it. Maybe for one specific connection, or
>> maybe even in a general form.
> you can't always know, for instance if you do a conditional update:
> update programmers set overtime = 'yes' where work_hours > 80
> i've never used it in a program myself, but I've noted that there's an
> api function for this in mysql and there's the sql function
> ROW_COUNT() (in 5.0.1).  i suspect there are similar functions for
> different flavours...

MySQL has mysql_affected_rows, Postgres has PQcmdTuples.


Adriaan van Os

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