(PHP 4, PHP 5)
dba_popen — Open database persistently
dba_popen() establishes a persistent database instance for path with mode using handler.
Commonly a regular path in your filesystem.
It is r for read access, w for read/write access to an already existing database, c for read/write access and database creation if it doesn't currently exist, and n for create, truncate and read/write access.
The name of the handler which shall be used for accessing path. It is passed all optional parameters given to dba_popen() and can act on behalf of them.
Returns a positive handle on success or FALSE on failure.