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       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

       Unlike Perl's built-in hashes, it is not safe to "delete" the current
       item from a GDBM_File tied hash while iterating over it with "each".
       This is a limitation of the gdbm library.


       gdbm is available from any GNU archive.  The master site is
       "", but you are strongly urged to use one of the many
       mirrors.  You can obtain a list of mirror sites from


       The available functions and the gdbm/perl interface need to be

       The GDBM error number and error message interface needs to be added.


       perl(1), DB_File(3), perldbmfilter(1).

perl v5.28.1                      2018-11-01                    GDBM_File(3pm)

perl 5.28.1 - Generated Sat Jan 12 15:21:46 CST 2019
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