NAME

mongoc_collection_create_index() - This function will request the creation of a new index.

SYNOPSIS

bool
mongoc_collection_create_index (mongoc_collection_t      *collection,
                                const bson_t             *keys,
                                const mongoc_index_opt_t *opt,
                                bson_error_t             *error);

PARAMETERS

collection
A mongoc_collection_t \&.

keys
A bson_t \&.

opt
A mongoc_index_opt_t.

error
An optional location for a bson_error_t or NULL \&.

DESCRIPTION

This function will request the creation of a new index.

This function will use the createIndexes command if available on the MongoDB server. If not, it will fallback to inserting into system.indexes for compatibility with MongoDB <= 2.4.

See mongoc_index_opt_t for options on creating indexes.

ERRORS

Errors are propagated via the error parameter.

RETURNS

true on success, false on failure and error is set.

COLOPHON

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