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MsiOpenDatabase (msi)
The MsiOpenDatabase function opens a database file for data access. This function returns a handle that should be closed using MsiCloseHandle.

C# Signature:

[DllImport("msi.dll", SetLastError=true)]
static extern uint MsiOpenDatabase(string szDatabasePath, IntPtr phPersist, out IntPtr phDatabase);

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The documentation specifies a string for the persist parameter, but any calls to MsiDatabaseCommit are ignored unless this call is given an IntPtr with the desired open mode, e.g. (IntPtr)2.

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Sampe can be found at MsiRecordSetString.


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