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DatabaseFinalize

Script function

world.DatabaseFinalize

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Type

Method

Summary

Finalizes (wraps up) a previously-prepared SQL statement

Prototype

long DatabaseFinalize(BSTR DbName);

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Description

This must be called after calling DatabasePrepare, once you have finished with the current SQL statement. You will not be able to call DatabasePrepare again, until the first one is finalized.


Available in MUSHclient version 4.40 onwards.



Lua example

-- insert a record
DatabasePrepare ("db", "INSERT INTO weapons (name, damage) VALUES ('sword', 42)")  --> returns 0 (sqlite3.OK)
DatabaseStep ("db")   -- returns 101 (sqlite3.DONE)
DatabaseFinalize ("db")  -- returns 0 (sqlite3.OK)


Lua notes

The return codes are available in the sqlite3 table in Lua, as follows:

sqlite3.OK = 0
sqlite3.INTEGER = 1
sqlite3.INTERNAL = 2
sqlite3.PERM = 3
sqlite3.ABORT = 4
sqlite3.BUSY = 5
sqlite3.LOCKED = 6
sqlite3.NOMEM = 7
sqlite3.READONLY = 8
sqlite3.INTERRUPT = 9
sqlite3.IOERR = 10
sqlite3.CORRUPT = 11
sqlite3.NOTFOUND = 12
sqlite3.FULL = 13
sqlite3.CANTOPEN = 14
sqlite3.PROTOCOL = 15
sqlite3.EMPTY = 16
sqlite3.SCHEMA = 17
sqlite3.TOOBIG = 18
sqlite3.CONSTRAINT = 19
sqlite3.MISMATCH = 20
sqlite3.MISUSE = 21
sqlite3.NOLFS = 22
sqlite3.FORMAT = 24
sqlite3.RANGE = 25
sqlite3.NOTADB = 26
sqlite3.ROW = 100
sqlite3.DONE = 101


Return value

0: Completed OK

-1 : Database id not found
-2 : Database not open
-4 : Do not have prepared statement


Otherwise an SQLite return code. For example:

1: SQL error or missing database
5 : The database file is locked
21 : Library used incorrectly


See Also ...

Topics

Database (SQLite)
Lua SQLite (database) interface
Scripting

Functions

(DatabaseChanges) Returns a count of the changes to the database by the most recent SQL statement
(DatabaseClose) Closes an SQLite database
(DatabaseColumnName) Find the name of a specified column returned by an SQL statement
(DatabaseColumnNames) Return a table of all the columns returned by an SQL statement
(DatabaseColumns) Find how many columns will be returned by an SQL statement
(DatabaseColumnText) Returns the contents of an SQL column, as text
(DatabaseColumnType) Returns the type of data in an SQL column
(DatabaseColumnValue) Returns the contents of an SQL column, as text, float, integer, or null
(DatabaseColumnValues) Returns the contents of all the SQL columns after a step
(DatabaseError) Returns an English string describing the most recent SQL error
(DatabaseExec) Executes SQL code against an SQLite database
(DatabaseGetField) Returns a single field from an SQL database
(DatabaseInfo) Returns information about a database
(DatabaseLastInsertRowid) Returns the most recently automatically allocated database key
(DatabaseList) Lists all databases
(DatabaseOpen) Opens an SQLite database
(DatabasePrepare) Prepares an SQL statement for execution
(DatabaseReset) Resets a previously-prepared SQL statement to the start
(DatabaseStep) Executes a previously-prepared SQL statement
(DatabaseTotalChanges) Returns a count of the total changes to the database

(Help topic: function=DatabaseFinalize)

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