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> Hello All,
> I am struggling to understand why my query throws an error the code as below
> $link = mysql_connect ( "db.localhost.org", $user , $pass );
> if ( ! $link )
> die ( "Couldn't Connect to Mysql Server" );
> print "Sucessfully connect to server <p>";
> $query = "select * from users "
> ."where screen_name='$screen_name' "
> ." and passwd=password('$passwd')";
> $result = mysql_query($query, $link);
> if (mysql_num_rows($result) >0 )
> When executed you get a little message back like this one
> Warning: Supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in
> /usr/local/share/doc/apache/trial/authmain.php on line 20
> What does this generally mean as I have noted that others use this syntax so
> what is my issue ?
> Any help or pointers to references would be most appreciated.
This generally means there is a problem with your SQL syntax; add to your
mysql_query line 'or exit(mysql_error()' and see waht you get.
mysql_error should return a descriptive error message from mysql.
Quod subigo farinam
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