int mysql_real_query(MYSQL * mysql, const char * q, unsigned long);
mysql- a mysql handle, which was previously allocated by mysql_init() or mysql_real_connect().
query- a string containing the statement to be performed.
long- length of the string.
mysql_real_query() is the binary safe function for performing a statement on the database server. Returns zero on success, otherwise non-zero.
Contrary to the mysql_query() function, mysql_real_query is binary safe.
To determine if mysql_real_query returns a result set use the mysql_num_fields() function.