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Last change on this file since 85a135f was 85a135f, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

Added md5sums to popt, FAM, slang, libxml2, libxslt, GMP and GDBM instructions

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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-md5sum "1d1b1d5c0245b1c00aff92da751e9aa1">
10<!ENTITY gdbm-size "223 KB">
11<!ENTITY gdbm-buildsize "4.1 MB">
12<!ENTITY gdbm-time "0.08 SBU">
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
25<application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application></title>
26
27<para>The <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application> package
28contains the <acronym>GNU</acronym> Database Manager. This
29is a disk file format database which stores key/data-pairs in single
30files. The actual data of any record being stored is indexed by a unique
31key, which can be retrieved in less time than if it was stored in a text
32file.</para>
33
34<sect3><title>Package information</title>
35<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
36<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
37url="&gdbm-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
39url="&gdbm-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
40<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &gdbm-md5sum;</para></listitem>
41<listitem><para>Download size: &gdbm-size;</para></listitem>
42<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
43&gdbm-buildsize;</para></listitem>
44<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
45&gdbm-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
46</sect3>
47
48</sect2>
49
50<sect2>
51<title>Installation of
52<application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application></title>
53
54<para>Install <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application> by running
55the following commands:
56</para>
57
58<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
59make &amp;&amp;
60make BINOWN=root BINGRP=root install</command></userinput></screen>
61
62<para>In addition, you may need to install the <application>DBM</application>
63and <application>NDBM</application> compatibility headers since some
64applications look for these older dbm routines.</para>
65
66<screen><userinput><command>make BINOWN=root BINGRP=root install-compat</command></userinput></screen>
67
68</sect2>
69
70<sect2>
71<title>Command explanations</title>
72
73<para><command>make BINOWN=root BINGRP=root install</command>: This
74command overrides the <varname>BINOWN</varname> and
75<varname>BINGRP</varname> variables in the <filename>Makefile</filename>
76changing ownership of the installed files to root instead of the bin
77user.</para>
78
79</sect2>
80
81<sect2>
82<title>Contents</title>
83
84<para>The <application><acronym>GDBM</acronym></application> package
85contains <filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm</filename> libraries.</para>
86
87</sect2>
88
89<sect2><title>Description</title>
90
91<sect3><title>gdbm libraries</title>
92<para><filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm</filename> libraries contain
93functions that perform database routines using extendible hashing.</para>
94</sect3>
95
96</sect2>
97
98</sect1>
99
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