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Version 1.22
     posted by gray, Tue 19 Oct 2021 05:49:09 AM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.22 is available for download.  This version includes several bugfixes and improves the documentation.  The list of bugfixes follows:

  • Fix file header validation
  • Fix key verification in sequential access
  • Fix testing with DejaGNU 1.6.3
  • Fix stack overflow in print_usage
  • Fix a leak of avail entry on pushing a new avail block
  • Calls to gdbm_recover preserve crash tolerance settings
Version 1.21
     posted by gray, Thu 02 Sep 2021 02:28:17 PM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.21 is available for download.  This version introduces an important new feature: Crash tolerance, brought to gdbm by Terence Kelly.

Version 1.20
     posted by gray, Thu 17 Jun 2021 11:07:51 AM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.20 is available for download.

Changes in this version:

New bucket cache

The bucket cache support has been rewritten from scratch.  The new code provides for significant speed up of search operations. ...


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Version 1.19
     posted by gray, Wed 23 Dec 2020 12:59:32 PM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.19 is available for download.  New in this version:

  • Pre-read the memory mapped regions on systems that support it.
  • gdbmtool: tagged initialization of structured data.
  • Preserve locking type during database reorganization.
Version 1.18.1
     posted by gray, Sat 27 Oct 2018 06:39:33 AM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.18.1 is available for download (see also list of mirrors).

This is an intermediate release that restores backward compatibility with databases created by gdbm 1.8 (and some later versions, if built with mmapped I/O disabled). See Debian bug 910911 for details.

Version 1.17
     posted by gray, Mon 30 Jul 2018 09:34:12 PM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.17 is available for download.

Fixes bug#399. See also the improved version of the GDBM_File Perl module.

Version 1.16
     posted by gray, Wed 27 Jun 2018 07:05:54 PM UTC - 0 replies

Version 1.16 has been released.

This version improves free space management and fixes a long-standing bug discovered recently due to introduction of strict database consistency checks.

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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Older News Approved
Switch to Git posted by gray, Thu 07 Jul 2016 01:56:27 PM UTC - 0 replies
Version 1.12 available posted by gray, Tue 17 May 2016 10:40:24 AM UTC - 0 replies
Version 1.10.90 posted by gray, Mon 20 May 2013 08:14:47 AM UTC - 0 replies
Version 1.10 posted by gray, Sun 13 Nov 2011 10:30:03 AM UTC - 0 replies
Version 1.9.1 posted by gray, Sat 13 Aug 2011 04:00:29 PM UTC - 0 replies
Version 1.9 available! posted by gray, Fri 12 Aug 2011 03:54:10 PM UTC - 0 replies
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