5.3.1 Dbms Objects
Creates a Dbms object. Dbms objects support basic
operations on a database.
Dbms objects have the following methods:
Begins a transaction on the database.
Closes the database object. It is safe to try to close a database object
even if it is not open.
Commits the current transaction.
Compacts the database, reclaiming unused space in the database file.
Creates a database with path dbname.
Executes an SQL query. On success, returns
0 if a DDL
(SQL schema update) statement was executed. Returns the number of rows
inserted, updated, or deleted, if a DML (SQL data update) statement
Opens the database in file dbname. This should be a full
Unicode path name, for example,
Rolls back the current transaction.
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