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ifx_errormsgReturns error message of last Informix call


ifx_errormsg ([ int $errorcode ] ) : string

Returns the Informix error message associated with the most recent Informix error.



If specified, the function will return the message corresponding to the specified code.

Return Values

Return the error message, as a string.


Example #1 ifx_errormsg() example


See Also

  • ifx_error() - Returns error code of last Informix call

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monts at netcabo dot pt
15 years ago
The support for message-strings send by triggers is not implemented.

The common error send by triggers is the -746.
In the sqlerrm is the message for the error returned from a trigger.

This driver does not take this in mind.

Sorry for my bad english...

J. Montenegro
sven at sveni dot com
15 years ago
Nice function to call. Very helpfull if you want to use in combination with an own ErrorHandler. But informix error recognition seems just to work directly after calling a informix function.

* checks weater error has occured or not
* @return false if no error, else error message
function db_error_occured()
    $err_code = ifx_error();
    if (substr($err_code,0,1) != ' ') {
        return ifx_errormsg();
    else {
        return false;
} //db_error_occured
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