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/* dbmfetch.c - Find a key and return the associated data. */
/* This file is part of GDBM, the GNU data base manager.
Copyright (C) 1990-2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
GDBM is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option)
any later version.
GDBM is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with GDBM. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>. */
/* Include system configuration before all else. */
/* NDBM Look up a given KEY and return the information associated with that
KEY. The pointer in the structure that is returned is a pointer to
dynamically allocated memory block. */
dbm_fetch (DBM *dbm, datum key)
datum ret_val; /* The return value. */
/* Free previous dynamic memory, do actual call, and save pointer to new
ret_val = gdbm_fetch (dbm->file, key);
if (dbm->_dbm_fetch_val != NULL)
dbm->_dbm_fetch_val = ret_val.dptr;
/* Return the new value. */