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Re: [Bacula-devel] Accurate file project hash tables


On Tuesday 25 March 2008 19:48:02 David Boyes wrote:
> > The problem with all "libraries" is either porting, which apparently
>
> with
>
> > dbm
> > is not a problem, or the license.  About the only license that works
>
> with
>
> > Bacula is the BSD 3 clause license.  Can you point me to code that is
> > small
> > and appropriately licensed?
>
> Gdbm (the GNU variant of dbm) can be obtained from ftp.gnu.org or the
> Usual Sources. It's clean enough for Debian, but YMMV.

Sorry, but GDBM is GPLv2 which is not compatible with Bacula, because it does 
not permit linking with OpenSSL.

>
> Ndbm (the 4.4BSD dbm and the one shipped (I think) on solaris) should be
> already present, or in most distributions. It's used by sendmail, so
> should be present anywhere there's sendmail.

I'll take a look at NDBM.

>
> Whether these are clean enough for you to use, I don't have any way of
> telling. Gdbm is known to work well on Linux, Windows and Solaris; AIX
> has spotty reports, HP/UX also has spotty reports. Irix has ndbm.



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