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SQLite C Interface

Retrieving Statement SQL

const char *sqlite3_sql(sqlite3_stmt *pStmt);
char *sqlite3_expanded_sql(sqlite3_stmt *pStmt);

R-01311-62083:[The sqlite3_sql(P) interface returns a pointer to a copy of the UTF-8 SQL text used to create prepared statement P if P was created by either sqlite3_prepare_v2() or sqlite3_prepare16_v2(). ] R-64182-49733:[The sqlite3_expanded_sql(P) interface returns a pointer to a UTF-8 string containing the SQL text of prepared statement P with bound parameters expanded. ]

R-04945-22784:[For example, if a prepared statement is created using the SQL text "SELECT $abc,:xyz" and if parameter $abc is bound to integer 2345 and parameter :xyz is unbound, then sqlite3_sql() will return the original string, "SELECT $abc,:xyz" but sqlite3_expanded_sql() will return "SELECT 2345,NULL". ]

R-48508-22969:[The sqlite3_expanded_sql() interface returns NULL if insufficient memory is available to hold the result, or if the result would exceed the the maximum string length determined by the SQLITE_LIMIT_LENGTH. ]

R-02603-20369:[The SQLITE_TRACE_SIZE_LIMIT compile-time option limits the size of bound parameter expansions. ] R-39074-57615:[The SQLITE_OMIT_TRACE compile-time option causes sqlite3_expanded_sql() to always return NULL. ]

R-58280-63515:[The string returned by sqlite3_sql(P) is managed by SQLite and is automatically freed when the prepared statement is finalized. ] R-64254-06275:[The string returned by sqlite3_expanded_sql(P), on the other hand, is obtained from sqlite3_malloc() and must be free by the application by passing it to sqlite3_free(). ]

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