|Care to offer some code for comparison?
I thought that the documentation was pretty clear. But here is a snippet using the older DB_File (because it is what I happen to have installed here):
= tie (my %data, 'DB_File', $file, O_RDWR|O_CREAT, 0640, $DB_BTREE)
or die $!;
# Now use %data directly, albeit with tie overhead.
# Or use the OO interface (put/get) on $db.
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