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[Savannah-register-public] [task #13179] Submission of GNU libdbh

From: Dr. Edscott Wilson Garcia
Subject: [Savannah-register-public] [task #13179] Submission of GNU libdbh
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:37:51 +0000
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                 Summary: Submission of GNU libdbh
                 Project: Savannah Administration
            Submitted by: edscott_wilson
            Submitted on: Fri 11 Apr 2014 03:37:50 PM GMT
         Should Start On: Fri 11 Apr 2014 12:00:00 AM GMT
   Should be Finished on: Mon 21 Apr 2014 12:00:00 AM GMT
                Category: Project Approval
                Priority: 5 - Normal
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
        Percent Complete: 0%
             Assigned to: None
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                  Effort: 0.00



A new project has been registered at Savannah 
This project account will remain inactive until a site admin approves or
discards the registration.

= Registration Administration =

While this item will be useful to track the registration process, *approving
or discarding the registration must be done using the specific Group
<> page*,
accessible only to site administrators, effectively *logged as site
administrators* (superuser):

* Group Administration

= Registration Details =

* Name: *GNU libdbh*
* System Name:  *libdbh*
* Type: Official GNU software
* License: GNU General Public License v3 or later


==== Description: ====
 Library to create and manage 64-bit disk based hash tables residing
 on disk. Associations are made between keys and
 values so that for a given a key the value can be
 found and loaded into memory quickly. Being disk based
 allows for large and persistent hashes. 64 bit support
 allows for hashtables with sizes over 4 Gigabytes on 32
 bit systems. Quantified key generation allows for
 minimum access time on balanced multidimensional trees.

source language: C-99.

==== Other Software Required: ====
build dependencies: GNU autotools
libraries: standard C libraries

==== Other Comments: ====
I hereby dub libdbh a GNU package with you as its maintainer.

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new-gnu people, could you please enter Edscott Wilson in
gnuorg/maintainers and add him to the gnu-prog lists?

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation
51 Franklin St
Boston MA 02110
Skype: No way! That's nonfree (freedom-denying) software.
  Use Ekiga or an ordinary phone call.

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