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Version 1.15
     posted by gray, Sat 16 Jun 2018 04:52:39 PM UTC - 0 replies

GDBM version 1.15 is available for download. Important changes in this release:

Extensive database consistency checking

GDBM tries to detect inconsistencies in input database files as early ...

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Version 1.14
     posted by gray, Mon 01 Jan 2018 09:59:11 PM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.14 is available for download. This is a bug-fix release. A list of important changes follows:

Make sure created databases are byte-for-byte reproducible

This fixes two ...

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Version 1.13 released
     posted by gray, Sat 11 Mar 2017 05:19:51 PM UTC - 0 replies

GDBM version 1.13 is available for download.

New in this version:

gdbm_fetch, gdbm_firstkey, and gdbm_nextkey behavior

If the requested key was not found, these functions return datum ...

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Switch to Git
     posted by gray, Thu 07 Jul 2016 01:56:27 PM UTC - 0 replies

GDBM repository switched to Git. For details, please see:

Version 1.12 available
     posted by gray, Tue 17 May 2016 10:40:24 AM UTC - 0 replies

GNU DBM version 1.12 is available for download

This is mostly a bug-fix release. Noteworthy new feature:

New configuration variable COMPATINCLUDEDIR

When used with ...

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Version 1.10.90
     posted by gray, Mon 20 May 2013 08:14:47 AM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.10.90 (alpha) of GDBM is available for download at

Version 1.10
     posted by gray, Sun 13 Nov 2011 10:30:03 AM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.10 is available for download. This is the first GDBM release that is fully internationalized. Currently available are the following localizations: Finnish, German, Japanese, Polish and Ukrainian. ...

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Version 1.9.1
     posted by gray, Sat 13 Aug 2011 04:00:29 PM UTC - 0 replies

GDBM Version 1.9.1 is available for download.

Right after releasing 1.9, a bug was spotted which affected compilation with the newer GCC. This version fixes this bug, as well as a minor dependency problem in the testsuite Makefile.
Since the changes are small, a diff to the previous version is also distributed.

Version 1.9 available!
     posted by gray, Fri 12 Aug 2011 03:54:10 PM UTC - 0 replies

The version 1.9 of GNU dbm is available for download from and (after a proper delay) from its mirrors worldwide. New in this version:

Use of mmap

To speed up I/O operations, mmap(2) is used when available. ...

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