GDBM_File - Perl5 access to the gdbm library.
use GDBM_File ; tie %hash, 'GDBM_File', $filename, &GDBM_WRCREAT, 0640; # Use the %hash array. untie %hash ;
GDBM_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.
Most of the libgdbm.a functions are available through the GDBM_File interface.
Gdbm is available from any
GNU archive. The master site is
prep.ai.mit.edu, but your are strongly urged to use one of the many mirrors. You can
obtain a list of mirror sites by issuing the command
The available functions and the gdbm/perl interface need to be documented.
If rather than formatting bugs, you encounter substantive content errors in these documents, such as mistakes in the explanations or code, please use the perlbug utility included with the Perl distribution.