Linux Blog

\fBMYSQL_CLIENT_TEST

Section: MySQL Database System (1)
Updated: 11/15/2007
Index Return to Main Contents
 

NAME

mysql_client_test - test client API
mysql_client_test_embedded - test client API for embedded server  

SYNOPSIS

mysql_client_test [options] [test_name] ...
mysql_client_test_embedded [options] [test_name] ...
 

DESCRIPTION

The mysql_client_test program is used for testing aspects of the MySQL client API that cannot be tested using mysqltest and its test language. mysql_client_test_embedded is similar but used for testing the embedded server. Both programs are run as part of the test suite.

The source code for the programs can be found in in test/mysql_client_test.c in a source distribution. The program serves as a good source of examples illustrating how to use various features of the client API.

mysql_client_test supports the following options:

*
--help, -?

Display a help message and exit.

*
-b dir_name, --basedir=dir_name

The base directory for the tests.

*
-t count, --count=count

The number of times to execute the tests.

*
--database=db_name, -D db_name

The database to use.

*
--debug[=debug_options], -#[debug_options]

Write a debugging log if MySQL is built with debugging support. The default debug_options value is 'd:t:o,/tmp/mysql_client_test.trace'.

*
-g option, --getopt-ll-test=option

Option to use for testing bugs in the getopt library.

*
--host=host_name, -h host_name

Connect to the MySQL server on the given host.

*
--password[=password], -p[password]

The password to use when connecting to the server. If you use the short option form (-p), you cannot have a space between the option and the password. If you omit the password value following the --password or -p option on the command line, you are prompted for one.

*
--port=port_num, -P port_num

The TCP/IP port number to use for the connection.

*
-A arg, --server-arg=arg

Argument to send to the embedded server.

*
-T, --show-tests

Show all test names.

*
--silent, -s

Be more silent.

*
--socket=path, -S path

The socket file to use when connecting to localhost (which is the default host).

*
-c, --testcase

The option may disable some code when run as a mysql-test-run.pl test case.

*
--user=user_name, -u user_name

The MySQL username to use when connecting to the server.

*
-v dir_name, --vardir=dir_name

The data directory for tests. The default is mysql-test/var.

 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2007 MySQL AB

This documentation is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; version 2 of the License.

This documentation is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with the program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA or see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

Please email <docs@mysql.com> for more information or if you are interested in doing a translation.  

SEE ALSO

For more information, please refer to the MySQL Reference Manual, which may already be installed locally and which is also available online at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/.  

AUTHOR

MySQL AB (http://www.mysql.com/).


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR