[wp-hackers] How to determine install version of MySQL?

James Davis james at freecharity.org.uk
Tue Jan 22 18:20:02 GMT 2008

Williams Phillip wrote:

> Is there a hook/method that I could use to not allow the plug-in to be 
> activated unless MySQL is v5 or better?

No. The reasoning was explained recently in trac:


You can write an SQL query to check the version of MySQL installed if 
you really want to, but you're strongly encouraged not to.


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