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

SQLite3::openOpens an SQLite database

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. If the SQLite encryption module is not installed, this parameter will have no effect.