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Answer: Why does dbmopen create two files?

by merlyn (Sage)
on Sep 27, 2000 at 11:14 UTC ( #34160=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > database programming > Why does dbmopen create two files? - Answer contributed by merlyn

That's either ODBM or NDBM. GDBM introduced the idea of a single .db file rather than the pair of files used by DBMs since the early 1980s.

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