anydbm: Interface for DBM-like database systems

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This module provides a generic infrastructure for supporting storage of hash-like items with String-to-String mappings. It can be used for in-memory or on-disk storage.

Two simple backend drivers are included with this package: one that is RAM-only, and one that is persistent and disk-backed. The hdbc-anydbm package provides another driver, which lets you use simple tables in any SQL database to provide a DBM-like interface. MissingPy also provides a Python driver which lets you use any Python anydbm driver under Haskell AnyDBM.

Versions [faq] 1.0.1, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.7
Dependencies base (<4.7), containers (<0.6), MissingH (>=1.0.0 && <1.5), mtl (<2.3) [details]
License LicenseRef-GPL
Copyright Copyright (c) 2004-2008 John Goerzen
Maintainer John Goerzen <>
Revised Revision 1 made by HerbertValerioRiedel at 2017-06-11T18:41:34Z
Category Database
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Uploaded by JohnGoerzen at 2012-05-01T21:26:42Z
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