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NAMEGDBM_File - Perl5 access to the gdbm library.
use GDBM_File ; tie %hash, 'GDBM_File', $filename, &GDBM_WRCREAT, 0640; # Use the %hash array. untie %hash ;
DESCRIPTIONGDBM_File is a module which allows Perl programs to make use of the facilities provided by the GNU gdbm library. If you intend to use this module you should really have a copy of the gdbm manualpage at hand.
AVAILABILITYgdbm is available from any GNU archive. The master site is "ftp.gnu.org", but you are strongly urged to use one of the many mirrors. You can obtain a list of mirror sites from http://www.gnu.org/order/ftp.html.
BUGSThe available functions and the gdbm/perl interface need to be documented.
SEE ALSOperl(1), DB_File(3), perldbmfilter.