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System Name: gdbm
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GNU dbm is a library of database functions that use extensible hashing and works similar to the standard UNIX dbm functions. These routines are provided to a programmer needing to create and manipulate a hashed database.

Registration Date: Fri Nov 21 18:38:52 2008
License: GNU General Public License V3 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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Version 1.23
     posted by gray, Fri Feb 4 14:16:18 2022 - 0 replies

Version 1.23 is available for download.

New in this version:

  • Bucket cache switched from balanced tree to hash table (Change suggested by Terence Kelly)
  • Speed up flushing the changed buckets on disk ...

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Version 1.22
     posted by gray, Tue Oct 19 05:48:21 2021 - 0 replies

Version 1.22 is available for download. This version includes several bugfixes and improves the documentation. The list of bugfixes follows:

  • Fix file header validation
  • Fix key verification in sequential access
  • Fix testing with DejaGNU 1.6.3
  • Fix stack overflow in print_usage
  • Fix a leak of avail entry on pushing a new avail block
  • Calls to gdbm_recover preserve crash tolerance settings
Version 1.21
     posted by gray, Thu Sep 2 14:27:31 2021 - 0 replies

Version 1.21 is available for download. This version introduces an important new feature: Crash tolerance, brought to gdbm by Terence Kelly.

Version 1.20
     posted by gray, Thu Jun 17 11:06:19 2021 - 0 replies

Version 1.20 is available for download.

Changes in this version:

New bucket cache

The bucket cache support has been rewritten from scratch. The new code provides for significant speed up of search operations. ...

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