When Will We Use This?

There are two broad categories of scenarios where the support database API comes into play.

First is when you want to use a different SQLite implementation, such as wanting to use SQLCipher for Android. Then, as part of setting up your RoomDatabase, you can provide it with the details of how to use that SQLite implementation, and Room will work with it.

In addition, there are other places in the Room API where the Room abstractions break down and the support database API peeks through, such as:

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