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Last change on this file since 396508b was 396508b, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 18 years ago

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7<!ENTITY gdbm-download-http "http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gdbm/gdbm-&gdbm-version;.tar.gz">
8<!ENTITY gdbm-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gdbm/gdbm-&gdbm-version;.tar.gz">
9<!ENTITY gdbm-size "223 KB">
10<!ENTITY gdbm-buildsize "4.1 MB">
11<!ENTITY gdbm-time "0.08 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="gdbm" xreflabel="GDBM-&gdbm-version;">
15<sect1info>
16<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
17<date>$Date$</date>
18</sect1info>
19<?dbhtml filename="gdbm.html"?>
20<title>GDBM-&gdbm-version;</title>
21
22<sect2>
23<title>Introduction to <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application></title>
24
25<para>The <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application> package
26contains the <acronym>GNU</acronym> Database Manager. This
27is a disk file format database which stores key/data-pairs in single
28files. The actual data of any record being stored is indexed by a unique
29key, which can be retrieved in less time than if it was stored in a text
30file.</para>
31
32<sect3><title>Package information</title>
33<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
34<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
35url="&gdbm-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
37url="&gdbm-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download size: &gdbm-size;</para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
40&gdbm-buildsize;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
42&gdbm-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
43</sect3>
44
45</sect2>
46
47<sect2>
48<title>Installation of <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application></title>
49
50<para>Install <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application> by running
51the following commands:
52</para>
53
54<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
55make &amp;&amp;
56make BINOWN=root BINGRP=root install</command></userinput></screen>
57
58<para>In addition, you may need to install the <application>DBM</application>
59and <application>NDBM</application> compatibility headers since some
60applications look for these older dbm routines.</para>
61
62<screen><userinput><command>make BINOWN=root BINGRP=root install-compat</command></userinput></screen>
63
64</sect2>
65
66<sect2>
67<title>Command explanations</title>
68
69<para><command>make BINOWN=root BINGRP=root install</command>: This
70command overrides the <varname>BINOWN</varname> and
71<varname>BINGRP</varname> variables in the <filename>Makefile</filename>
72changing ownership of the installed files to root instead of the bin
73user.</para>
74
75</sect2>
76
77<sect2>
78<title>Contents</title>
79
80<para>The <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application> package
81contains <filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm</filename> libraries.</para>
82
83</sect2>
84
85<sect2><title>Description</title>
86
87<sect3><title>gdbm libraries</title>
88<para><filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm</filename> libraries contain
89functions that perform database routines using extendible hashing.</para>
90</sect3>
91
92</sect2>
93
94</sect1>
95
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