very large dictionaries

Matteo Dell'Amico della at
Thu Jun 17 09:43:22 CEST 2004

William Park wrote:
> Since you are talking about key/value record, you can choose from GDBM
> (gdbm), Berkeley DB (dbhash), or disk-based dictionary front-end
> (shelve).   You can now access GDBM database from Bash shell. :-)

If you just need fast lookup, maybe cdb 
( can be of use: two disk accesses 
per lookup.


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