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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  <title>GDBM-&gdbm-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm">
14    <primary sortas="a-Gdbm">GDBM</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The GDBM package contains the GNU Database Manager. This is a disk
21    file format database which stores key/data-pairs in single files. The
22    actual data of any record being stored is indexed by a unique key, which can
23    be retrieved in less time than if it was stored in a text file.</para>
24
25  </sect2>
26
27  <sect2 role="installation">
28    <title>Installation of GDBM</title>
29
30    <para os="a">Prepare GDBM for compilation:</para>
31
32<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-libgdbm-compat</userinput></screen>
33
34    <variablelist os="c">
35      <title>The meaning of the configure option:</title>
36
37      <varlistentry>
38        <term><envar>--enable-libgdbm-compat</envar></term>
39        <listitem>
40          <para>This switch enables the libgdbm compatibility library to be
41          built, as some packages outside of CLFS may rqeuire the older DBM
42          routines it provides.</para>
43        </listitem>
44      </varlistentry>
45    </variablelist>
46
47    <para os="d">Compile the package:</para>
48
49<screen os="e"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
50
51    <para os="f">To test the results, issue:</para>
52
53<screen os="g"><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
54
55    <para os="h">Install the package:</para>
56
57<screen os="i"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
58
59  </sect2>
60
61  <sect2 id="contents-gdbm" role="content">
62    <title>Contents of GDBM</title>
63
64    <segmentedlist>
65      <segtitle>Installed program</segtitle>
66      <segtitle>Installed libraries</segtitle>
67
68      <seglistitem>
69        <seg>gdbm_dump, gdbm_load, gdbmtool</seg>
70        <seg>libgdbm.{a,so} and libgdbm_compat.{a,so}</seg>
71      </seglistitem>
72    </segmentedlist>
73
74    <variablelist>
75      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
76      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
77      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
78
79      <varlistentry id="gdbm_dump">
80        <term><command>gdbm_dump</command></term>
81        <listitem>
82          <para>Dumps a GDBM database to a file.</para>
83          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm gdbm_dump">
84            <primary sortas="b-gdbm_dump">gdbm_dump</primary>
85          </indexterm>
86        </listitem>
87      </varlistentry>
88
89      <varlistentry id="gdbm_load">
90        <term><command>gdbm_load</command></term>
91        <listitem>
92          <para>Recreates a GDBM database from a dump file.</para>
93          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm gdbm_load">
94            <primary sortas="b-gdbm_load">gdbm_load</primary>
95          </indexterm>
96        </listitem>
97      </varlistentry>
98
99      <varlistentry id="gdbmtool">
100        <term><command>gdbmtool</command></term>
101        <listitem>
102          <para>Tests and modifies a GDBM database</para>
103          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm gdbmtool">
104            <primary sortas="b-gdbmtool">gdbmtool</primary>
105          </indexterm>
106        </listitem>
107      </varlistentry>
108
109      <varlistentry id="libgdbm">
110        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm</filename></term>
111        <listitem>
112          <para>Contains functions to manipulate a hashed database</para>
113          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm libgdbm">
114            <primary sortas="c-libgdbm">libgdbm</primary>
115          </indexterm>
116        </listitem>
117      </varlistentry>
118
119      <varlistentry id="libgdbm_compat">
120        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libgdbm_compat</filename></term>
121        <listitem>
122          <para>Compatibility library containing older DBM functions</para>
123          <indexterm zone="ch-system-gdbm libgdbm_compat">
124            <primary sortas="c-libgdbm_compat">libgdbm_compat</primary>
125          </indexterm>
126        </listitem>
127      </varlistentry>
128    </variablelist>
129
130  </sect2>
131
132</sect1>
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