|author||Jason Downs <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2008-11-21 21:33:39 +0000|
|committer||Jason Downs <email@example.com>||2008-11-21 21:33:39 +0000|
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+CHANGES from 1.8.2 to 1.8.3
+ 1. Various configure related changes and additional updates.
+CHANGES from 1.8.1 to 1.8.2
+ 1. Allow `NEWDB'-opened databases to actually, well, store records.
+CHANGES from 1.8 to 1.8.1
+ 1. Lots of bug fixes, including a data corruption bug.
+ 2. Updated to current autoconf and libtool.
+ 3. Moved the dbm/ndbm compatibility routines to libgdbm_compat.
+CHANGES from 1.7.3 to 1.8
+ 1. Added GDBM_CENTFREE functionality and option.
+ 2. Added GDBM_COALESCEBLKS functionality and option.
+ 3. Added GDBM_NOLOCK flag.
+ 4. Made ``fast'' mode the default, making GDBM_FAST obsolete, and adding
+ the GDBM_SYNC flag and GDBM_SYNCMODE option.
+ 5. Switched to building with libtool.
+CHANGES from 1.7.2 to 1.7.3
+ 1. Fixed a couple of last minute problems. (Namely, no autoconf.h in
+ version.c, and no GDBM_FASTMODE in gdbm.h!)
+ 2. Fixed some documentation bugs.
+CHANGES from 1.7.1 to 1.7.2
+ 1. Enhanced portability and compile/installation changes.
+ 2. Additional, "fast mode" related gdbm_setopt() option.
+ 3. Growth problems bug fix.
+CHANGES from 1.7 to 1.7.1
+ 1. Enhanced portabilty and compile/installation bug fixes.
+ 2. Switched over to using an auto config header.
+ 2. Slight documentation upgrade.
+CHANGES from 1.6 to 1.7
+ 1. A new dynamic, delayed initialization, bucket cache.
+ 2. New gdbm_setopt(), gdbm_exists(), and gdbm_strerror() routines.
+ 3. Slightly improved dbm/ndbm compatibility.
+ 4. Greatly improved portability to 64 or 16 bit machines.
+ 5. Various bug fixes.
+CHANGES from 1.5 to 1.6
+ 1. New documentation in both man and texinfo formats.
+ 2. Bug fixes.
+ 3. A New "writers" mode that does not fsync the database.
+ 4. Uses Autoconf now.
+CHANGES from 1.4 to 1.5:
+ 1. Minor bug fixes. See the ChangeLog.
+ 2. Added gdbmconst.h to allow users to change the size of the
+ bucket cache in the systems.h file.
+CHANGES from 1.0 to 1.4:
+ 1. Mainly bug fixes.
+ 2. A define for "dbmclose()" was added to dbm.h for those few
+ implementaions that need that call.
+ 3. For details, see the ChangeLog.
+CHANGES from 0.9 to 1.0:
+ 1. Makefiles were combined into one and a few new things added to it.
+ 2. Several minor bugs were fixed including a cache bug.
+ 3. Two new calls (dbm_pagfno, dbm_dirfno) were added to the NDBM interface.
+ 3. A conversion program from dbm files to gdbm files was added.
+ 4. Reorganize was changed to allow complex file names. (dir/file form)
+ 5. testgdbm, testndbm, and testdbm were modified to return key and data
+ pairs where needed and to take an optional file name as an argument.
+ testgdbm had some command characters changed.
+ 6. The DBM and NDBM interfaces were separated.
+ 7. An include file for dbm users was added. (dbm.h)
+ 8. The include file for ndbm users was renamed ndbm.h. (It was gndbm.h.)
+CHANGES from 0.8 to 0.9:
+ 1. The hash function changed.
+ 2. The file format changed.
+ 3. There was a complete rewrite of falloc.c.
+ 4. There were added compatiblity routines for ndbm.
+ 5. The file names for dbm compatibility routines were made to
+ look like dbm.
+ 6. Test programs changed.
+ 7. Support for System V.
+ 8. Various other small changes.
+ 9. The need for recovery and associated code was removed.