cygwin, gdbm and perl

Jerome BENOIT JGMBenoit@Wanadoo.fr
Wed Jan 10 18:02:00 GMT 2001


Charles Wilson wrote:
> 
> Yes, but is the *perl* package, GDBM_File:: installed? (or NDBM_File::
> or ODBM_File::  -- whatever, I forgot the name). 

Yes it seems to be installed (my perl is the cygwin perl).

> Also, if you search
> the archives over the past two weeks, you'll find a very detailed
> explanation (from me) concerning difficulties with gdbm/ndbm and perl
> and FAT partitions.
> 
> --Chuck
> 
> Jerome BENOIT wrote:
> >
> > Bonjour:
> >
> > I have just try the following perl script
> > under the latest Cygwin:
> >
> > >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> > #! /usr/bin/perl
> >
> > my %array;
> > unless(eval {dbmopen(%array,'DBMtest',0755)}) {
> >   my $err = $@ || 'dbmopen failed';
> >   print ("Error: Perl reported DBM error.\n");
> >   exit 1;
> > }
> > else {
> >   #JCL: we do not need to write sth into it, if Perl lacks DBM we
> >   # detected it with dbmopen before...
> >   dbmclose(%array);
> >   print ('yes');}
> > <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
> >
> > and I got the Error Message:
> > since `gdbm' is installed,
> > I guess that may work.
> >
> > Any idea,
> > Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Jerome BENOIT
> >
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