Retrieves information about the given table name.
This function is deprecated. It is preferable to use mysql_query() to issue a SQL SHOW COLUMNS FROM table [LIKE 'name'] statement instead.
The name of the database that's being queried.
The name of the table that's being queried.
The MySQL connection. If the link identifier is not specified, the last link opened by mysql_connect() is assumed. If no such link is found, it will try to create one as if mysql_connect() was called with no arguments. If by chance no connection is found or established, an E_WARNING level warning is generated.
A result pointer resource on success, or FALSE on failure.
Example 1. Alternate to deprecated mysql_list_fields()
The above example will output something similar to:
Note: For downward compatibility, the following deprecated alias may be used: mysql_listfields()