sdbm - Substitute DBM

Version Uncertain (a June/97 bug fix is mentioned in the distribution)
Status Inactive
Description An ndbm work-alike hashed database library.
Features hashing, embeddable, dbm/ndbm compatibility
Interfaces C, dbm/ndbm compatibility
Implementation language C
Access methods Extensible hashing
Multi-user operation Single writer/multiple readers (no locking)
Threads No
Atomic transactions No
Networked No
Distributed operation None
Replication No
Required packages None
Supported platforms Unix variants
License Public domain
Contact Ozan Yigit <>
Location Included with the Perl distribution in ext/SDBM_File/sdbm; also see
Listing last updated 20-Jun-07