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Retrieving Server Version

Since release 1.7.2, you could retrieve the server version in PHP syntax style to be able to use version_compare(). If the information isn't available, you will receive NULL.

Example 220. Verifying server version before running a query

if (!
is_null($version)) {
    if (
version_compare($version'5.0.0''>=')) {
// do something
} else {
// do something else
} else {
// impossible to read server version

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