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mysqli_stmt_send_long_data

Send data in blocks (PHP 5)
bool mysqli_stmt_send_long_data ( mysqli_stmt stmt, int param_nr, string data )

Procedural style:

Object oriented style (method)

mysqli_stmt {
  bool send_long_data(int param_nr,
                      string data);

}

Allows to send parameter data to the server in pieces (or chunks), e.g. if the size of a blob exceeds the size of max_allowed_packet. This function can be called multiple times to send the parts of a character or binary data value for a column, which must be one of the TEXT or BLOB datatypes.

Parameters

stmt

Procedural style only: A statement identifier returned by mysqli_stmt_init().

param_nr

Indicates which parameter to associate the data with. Parameters are numbered beginning with 0.

data

A string containing data to be sent.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 1578. Object oriented style

<?php
$stmt
= $mysqli->prepare("INSERT INTO messages (message) VALUES (?)");
$null = NULL;
$stmt->bind_param("b", $null);
$fp = fopen("messages.txt", "r");
while (!
feof($fp)) {
   
$stmt->send_long_data(0, fread($fp, 8192));
}
fclose($fp);
$stmt->execute();
?>