[Openmcl-devel] A possible GDBM alternative

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Tue Sep 18 11:20:47 UTC 2001


I'd definitely be interested.  I don't think that replacing GDBM is
extremely high-priority in the short term, but it'd be good to have
something with different licensing terms than GDBM's and something
that could be modified more easily.

Thanks.

On Mon, 17 Sep 2001, Louis Theran wrote:

>
> I noticed in the release notes of 0.6 that OpenMCL is using GDBM hash
> files to find interface definitions, and some potential licensing
> problems were mentioned.  I have an implemention of CDB that's
> compatible with the C library available from http://cr.yp.to/cdb.html
> that might be useful for this sort of thing.
>
> If there's interest, I can try to clean it up for distribution and
> make it available.  (I don't have access to a box on which I can do
> OpenMCL hacking at the moment, but I'm hoping to have one soon.)
>
> ^L
>
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