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17. Converting dbm files to gdbm format.

The program conv2gdbm has been provided to help you convert from dbm databases to gdbm. The usage is:

 
conv2gdbm [-q] [-b block_size] dbm_file [gdbm_file]

The options are:

-q
Causes conv2gdbm to work quietly.
block_size
Is the same as in gdbm_open.
dbm_file
Is the name of the dbm file without the .pag or .dir extensions.
gdbm_file
Is the complete file name. If not included, the gdbm file name is the same as the dbm file name without any extensions. That is conv2gdbm dbmfile converts the files dbmfile.pag and dbmfile.dir into a gdbm file called dbmfile.


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