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From Doug MacEachern <do...@opengroup.org>
Subject Re: dbmmanage overhaul
Date Tue, 22 Jul 1997 01:13:29 GMT
Brian Behlendorf <brian@organic.com> wrote:

> 
> Well I personally liked that fact the old one was still perl 4 compatible,
> but maybe I'm the only one still in the dark ages with /usr/local/bin/perl
> = perl4.  At any rate I won't protest it.

I think you are the only one ;-)
 
> Since there are now a myriad of dbm file formats, is there any way to
> distinguish between them when presented with a file of unknown dbm type?
> I.e. if I have a file called passwd.db, how can I tell whether it's ndbm,
> gdbm, sdbm, etc?  Could we have that be an option in the dbmmanage program?

I'm not sure of the best (portable) way.  I'll think about it and look
into Marc's file(1) suggestion.

-Doug

> 
> 	Brian
> 
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