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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 20:38:52 2008
License: GNU General Public License V3 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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Version 1.21
     posted by gray, Thu Sep 2 17:27:31 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 14:06:19 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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Version 1.19
     posted by gray, Wed Dec 23 14:57:36 2020 - 0 replies

Version 1.19 is available for download. New in this version:

  • Pre-read the memory mapped regions on systems that support it.
  • gdbmtool: tagged initialization of structured data.
  • Preserve locking type during database reorganization.
Version 1.18.1
     posted by gray, Sat Oct 27 09:37:23 2018 - 0 replies

Version 1.18.1 is available for download (main GNU ftp, see also list of mirrors).

This is an intermediate release that restores backward compatibility with databases created by gdbm 1.8 (and some later versions, if built with mmapped I/O disabled). See Debian bug 910911 for details.

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