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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-gdbm" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="gdbm.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>gdbm</productname>
13 <productnumber>&gdbm-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&gdbm-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>GDBM-&gdbm-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm">
20 <primary sortas="a-Gdbm">GDBM</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The GDBM package contains the GNU Database Manager. It is a library
27 of database functions that use extensible hashing and work similar to the
28 standard UNIX dbm. The library provides primitives for storing key/data
29 pairs, searching and retrieving the data by its key and deleting a key
30 along with its data. </para>
31
32 <segmentedlist>
33 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
34 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
35
36 <seglistitem>
37 <seg>&gdbm-ch6-sbu;</seg>
38 <seg>&gdbm-ch6-du;</seg>
39 </seglistitem>
40 </segmentedlist>
41
42 </sect2>
43
44 <sect2 role="installation">
45 <title>Installation of GDBM</title>
46
47 <para>Prepare GDBM for compilation:</para>
48
49<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr \
50 --disable-static \
51 --enable-libgdbm-compat</userinput></screen>
52
53 <variablelist>
54 <title>The meaning of the configure option:</title>
55
56 <varlistentry>
57 <term><envar>--enable-libgdbm-compat</envar></term>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>This switch enables the libgdbm compatibility library to be
60 built, as some packages outside of LFS may require the older DBM
61 routines it provides.</para>
62 </listitem>
63 </varlistentry>
64 </variablelist>
65
66 <para>Compile the package:</para>
67
68<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
69
70 <para>To test the results, issue:</para>
71
72<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
73
74 <para>Install the package:</para>
75
76<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
77
78 </sect2>
79
80 <sect2 id="contents-gdbm" role="content">
81 <title>Contents of GDBM</title>
82
83 <segmentedlist>
84 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
85 <segtitle>Installed libraries</segtitle>
86
87 <seglistitem>
88 <seg>gdbm_dump, gdbm_load, and gdbmtool</seg>
89 <seg>libgdbm.so and libgdbm_compat.so</seg>
90 </seglistitem>
91 </segmentedlist>
92
93 <variablelist>
94 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
95 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
96 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
97
98 <varlistentry id="gdbm_dump">
99 <term><command>gdbm_dump</command></term>
100 <listitem>
101 <para>Dumps a GDBM database to a file</para>
102 <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm gdbm_dump">
103 <primary sortas="b-gdbm_dump">gdbm_dump</primary>
104 </indexterm>
105 </listitem>
106 </varlistentry>
107
108 <varlistentry id="gdbm_load">
109 <term><command>gdbm_load</command></term>
110 <listitem>
111 <para>Recreates a GDBM database from a dump file</para>
112 <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm gdbm_load">
113 <primary sortas="b-gdbm_load">gdbm_load</primary>
114 </indexterm>
115 </listitem>
116 </varlistentry>
117
118 <varlistentry id="gdbmtool">
119 <term><command>gdbmtool</command></term>
120 <listitem>
121 <para>Tests and modifies a GDBM database</para>
122 <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm gdbmtool">
123 <primary sortas="b-gdbmtool">gdbmtool</primary>
124 </indexterm>
125 </listitem>
126 </varlistentry>
127
128 <varlistentry id="libgdbm">
129 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm</filename></term>
130 <listitem>
131 <para>Contains functions to manipulate a hashed database</para>
132 <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm libgdbm">
133 <primary sortas="c-libgdbm">libgdbm</primary>
134 </indexterm>
135 </listitem>
136 </varlistentry>
137
138 <varlistentry id="libgdbm_compat">
139 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm_compat</filename></term>
140 <listitem>
141 <para>Compatibility library containing older DBM functions</para>
142 <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm libgdbm_compat">
143 <primary sortas="c-libgdbm_compat">libgdbm_compat</primary>
144 </indexterm>
145 </listitem>
146 </varlistentry>
147
148 </variablelist>
149
150 </sect2>
151
152</sect1>
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