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How can I store a multidimensional array in a DBM file?

by faq_monk (Initiate)
on Oct 08, 1999 at 00:20 UTC ( #632=perlfaq nodetype: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

Current Perl documentation can be found at

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:

Either stringify the structure yourself (no fun), or else get the MLDBM (which uses Data::Dumper) module from CPAN and layer it on top of either DB_File or GDBM_File.

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