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authorSergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2011-11-12 22:40:14 (GMT)
committer Sergey Poznyakoff <gray@gnu.org.ua>2011-11-12 22:40:14 (GMT)
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Update the docs.
* NEWS: Update. * doc/gdbm.texinfo: Update.
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@@ -1036,6 +1036,6 @@ space. This limitation will be removed in future releases.
-Each command letter takes at most two @dfn{formal parameters}, which can be
+Each command takes at most two @dfn{formal parameters}, which can be
optional or mandatory. If the number of actual arguments is less than the
number of mandatory parameters, @command{testgdbm} will prompt you to
-supply missing arguments. For example, the @samp{s} command takes two
+supply missing arguments. For example, the @samp{store} command takes two
mandatory parameters, so if you invoked it with no arguments, you
@@ -1045,3 +1045,3 @@ example below:
@example
-testgdbm> @kbd{s}
+testgdbm> @kbd{store}
key> @kbd{three}
@@ -1052,4 +1052,4 @@ However, such prompting is possible only in interactive mode. In
non-interactive mode (e.g. when running a script), all arguments must
-be supplied with each command, otherwise @command{testgdbm} reports an
-error and exits immediately.
+be supplied with each command, otherwise @command{testgdbm} will report an
+error and exit immediately.
@@ -1059,3 +1059,3 @@ error and exits immediately.
Some commands produce excessive amounts of output. To help you follow
-it, @command{testgdbm} will use a pager utility to display such
+it, @command{testgdbm} uses a pager utility to display such
output. The name of the pager utility is taken from the environment
@@ -1070,3 +1070,4 @@ data values. The utility assumes that both keys and data are
it is assumed that strings are nul-terminated. You can change this
-by using @code{z} (for keys) and @code{Z} (for data) commands.
+by using @code{z} (@code{key-zero}, for keys) and @code{Z}
+(@code{data-zero}, for data) commands.
@@ -1531,2 +1532,14 @@ This error can be set by the following functions: @code{gdbm_open},
@code{gdbm_reorganize}.
+
+@kwindex GDBM_FILE_EOF
+@item GDBM_FILE_EOF
+End of file was encountered where more data was expected to be
+present. This error can occur when fetching data from the database
+and usually means that the database is truncated or otherwise corrupted.
+
+This error can be set by any GDBM function that does I/O. Some of
+these functions are: @code{gdbm_delete}, @code{gdbm_exists},
+@code{gdbm_fetch}, @code{gdbm_export}, @code{gdbm_import},
+@code{gdbm_reorganize}, @code{gdbm_firstkey}, @code{gdbm_nextkey},
+@code{gdbm_store}.
@end table

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