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Re: await in NodeJs
Posted by: Rui Quelhas
Date: September 18, 2020 08:30AM

Hi Max,

it seems like you are using one of "mysql" or "mysql2" drivers. These are community-lead projects and not official MySQL products. The best place to get help is probably to open an issue in their corresponding GitHub repos.

From what I can tell, if you are using the "mysql" driver/module. I think does not support Promises and thus does not support async/await as well, which means you can only use the callback pattern, such as:

connection.query(select * from table', function (err, results, fields) {
// results is an array containing row data
// fields contains the column metadata
})


If you are using "mysql2". You should be able to use async/await as long as you import the proper wrapper. For instance:

const mysql = require('mysql2/promise')
const connection = mysql.createConnection(/* ... */)

const res = await connection.query('select * from table')


Hope it helps.

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