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Guile-GDBM 1.1.0 available

From: Thien-Thi Nguyen
Subject: Guile-GDBM 1.1.0 available
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:50:31 +0200

release notes:

  Got tired of waiting for Debian, and installed GNU dbm 1.10 under
  /usr/local; naturally, Guile-GDBM must follow suit.


README excerpt:

  Guile-GDBM is a Guile module that provides Scheme bindings to the
  GNU dbm library.  It was originally written by Martin Grabmüller
  and is now released under the GNU General Public License (GPL)
  version 3.

  Guile-GDBM has been tested with Guile 1.4.x, 1.8.7, 2.0.9,
  and GNU dbm 1.8.3, 1.10.

NEWS excerpt:

  - 1.1.0 | 2013-08-03

    - bug-report address changed

      Please send bug reports to the address shown by running command:

        ./configure --help

      Mail sent to the previous address is likely to be misplaced.

    - support for GNU dbm 1.10

      GNU dbm 1.9 (released 2011-08-12) added several "mode flags" and
      runtime options; GNU dbm 1.10 (released 2011-11-13) added the
      close-on-exec mode flag.  These are now fully supported, if you
      build Guile-GDBM against one of those versions (see following
      NEWS entries for details).

      Building against GNU dbm 1.8.3 (released 2002 or thereabouts) is
      still supported, but of course functionality is degraded.  There
      is no plan to remove this support in the Guile-GDBM 1.x series.

    - ‘gdbm-open’ MODE can include flags

      Previously, the MODE arg was a simple symbol.  Now it can also
      be the form: ‘(MODE [FLAG...])’, where FLAG is from the set:


      Note that not all flags are valid with all GNU dbm versions.

    - ‘gdbm-setopt!’ handles more options

      In addition to ‘cachesize’ and ‘fastmode’, these options are
      now also handled:


      Note that not all options are valid with all GNU dbm versions.

    - new proc: ‘gdbm-getopt’

      Although GNU dbm 1.9 and later provide read-access to the
      runtime options via the same C func underlying ‘gdbm-setopt!’,
      namely ‘gdbm_setopt’, we separate this functionality at the
      Scheme level to avoid horrible confusion (most options are both
      readable and writable, but there exist some that are write-only
      and some that are read-only).  See manual.

    - tested against Guile 2.0.9

      As usual, we lamely keep ‘GUILE_AUTO_COMPILE=0’ in the env.
      OTOH, testing is now full flow, i.e., from "sh"
      onward, to exercise tools portability, as well.

    - bootstrap tools upgraded
      - GNU Automake 1.13.4
      - Guile-BAUX 20130731.0252.f6841da

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