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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
15<sect1 id="gdbm" xreflabel="GDBM-&gdbm-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="gdbm.html"?>
21<title>GDBM-&gdbm-version;</title>
22
23<sect2>
24<title>Introduction to <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application></title>
25
26<para>The <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application> package
27contains the <acronym>GNU</acronym> Database Manager. This
28is a disk file format database which stores key/data-pairs in single
29files. The actual data of any record being stored is indexed by a unique
30key, which can be retrieved in less time than if it was stored in a text
31file.</para>
32
33<sect3><title>Package information</title>
34<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
35<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
36url="&gdbm-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
38url="&gdbm-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Download size: &gdbm-size;</para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required:
41&gdbm-buildsize;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
43&gdbm-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
44</sect3>
45
46
47</sect2>
48
49<sect2>
50<title>Installation of <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application></title>
51
52<para>Install <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application> by running the following commands:
53</para>
54
55<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
56make &amp;&amp;
57make BINOWN=root BINGRP=root install</command></userinput></screen>
58
59<para>In addition, you may need to install the <application>DBM</application>
60and <application>NDBM</application> compatibility headers since some
61applications look for these older dbm routines.</para>
62
63<screen><userinput><command>make BINOWN=root BINGRP=root install-compat</command></userinput></screen>
64
65</sect2>
66
67<sect2>
68<title>Command explanations</title>
69
70<para><command>make BINOWN=root BINGRP=root install</command>: This
71command overrides the <varname>BINOWN</varname> and
72<varname>BINGRP</varname> variables in the <filename>Makefile</filename>
73changing ownership of the installed files to root instead of the bin
74user.</para>
75
76</sect2>
77
78<sect2>
79<title>Contents</title>
80
81<para>The <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application> package
82contains <filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm</filename> libraries.</para>
83
84</sect2>
85
86<sect2><title>Description</title>
87
88<sect3><title>gdbm libraries</title>
89<para><filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm</filename> libraries contain functions that perform
90database routines using extendible hashing.</para></sect3>
91
92
93</sect2>
94
95</sect1>
96
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