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How do I get the last mysql query that was executed



6:11 pm on Jan 18, 2007 (gmt 0)

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In brief, I want to find out the last SQL statement that was executed (when there's an error) and log it.

I get the last error in with with mysql_error, is there a similar command for the last query?




3:51 pm on Jan 19, 2007 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member eelixduppy is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member

Are you talking about PHP? There is no function that returns the last query, but what you can do is store the query in a variable, and conditionally test to see if the query went through successfully. If it did not, then produce an error and log it.

$query = "INSERT INTO tablename (col1, col2) VALUES ('moo','fish')";
$result = mysql_query($query);
if(!$result) {
echo 'An error has occured!";
//log error with $query

I hope this helps! :)


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