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SQLite3::open

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0)

SQLite3::openOpens an SQLite database

Description

public void SQLite3::open ( string $filename [, int $flags = SQLITE3_OPEN_READWRITE | SQLITE3_OPEN_CREATE [, string $encryption_key ]] )

Opens an SQLite 3 Database. If the build includes encryption, then it will attempt to use the key.

Parameters

filename

Path to the SQLite database, or :memory: to use in-memory database.

flags

Optional flags used to determine how to open the SQLite database. By default, open uses SQLITE3_OPEN_READWRITE | SQLITE3_OPEN_CREATE.

  • SQLITE3_OPEN_READONLY: Open the database for reading only.

  • SQLITE3_OPEN_READWRITE: Open the database for reading and writing.

  • SQLITE3_OPEN_CREATE: Create the database if it does not exist.

encryption_key

An optional encryption key used when encrypting and decrypting an SQLite database.

Return Values

No value is returned.

Examples

Example #1 SQLite3::open() example

<?php
/**
 * Simple example of extending the SQLite3 class and changing the __construct
 * parameters, then using the open method to initialize the DB.
 */
class MyDB extends SQLite3
{
    function 
__construct()
    {
        
$this->open('mysqlitedb.db');
    }
}

$db = new MyDB();

$db->exec('CREATE TABLE foo (bar STRING)');
$db->exec("INSERT INTO foo (bar) VALUES ('This is a test')");

$result $db->query('SELECT bar FROM foo');
var_dump($result->fetchArray());
?>

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