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authorSergey Poznyakoff <>2011-08-09 13:34:00 (GMT)
committer Sergey Poznyakoff <>2011-08-09 13:34:00 (GMT)
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@@ -640,7 +640,7 @@ immediately after the set of changes have been made.
@cindex Flat file format
@cindex export
@cindex import
-@code{Gdbm} databases can be converted into a protable @dfn{flat
+@code{Gdbm} databases can be converted into a portable @dfn{flat
format}. This format can be used, for example, to migrate between
the different versions of @code{gdbm} databases. Generally speaking,
flat files are safe to send over the network, and can be used to
@@ -1384,7 +1384,7 @@ and @file{dbm.h} and the @file{libgdbm_compat} library.
Older programs using @code{ndbm} or @code{dbm} interfaces can
use @file{libgdbm_compat} without any changes. To link a program with
the compatibility library, add the following two options to the
-@command{cc} invocation: @option{-lgdbm -lgdbm_compat}. A @option{-L}
+@command{cc} invocation: @option{-lgdbm -lgdbm_compat}. The @option{-L}
option may also be required, depending on where @code{gdbm} is
installed, e.g.:
@@ -1394,7 +1394,7 @@ cc ... -L/usr/local/lib -lgdbm -lgdbm_compat
@cindex @samp{dir} file
@cindex @samp{pag} file
-The databases created and manipulated by the compatibility interfaces
+Databases created and manipulated by the compatibility interfaces
consist of two different files: @file{@var{file}.dir} and
@file{@var{file}.pag}. This is required by the @acronym{POSIX}
specification and corresponds to the traditional usage. Note,

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