When will they fix Python _dbm?

clvanwall clvanwall at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 20:06:49 EST 2016

will thid do?  John

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-------- Original message --------From: justin walters <walters.justin01 at gmail.com> Date: 12/5/16  11:13 AM  (GMT-06:00) To: python-list at python.org Subject: Re: When will they fix Python _dbm? 
On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 6:45 AM, clvanwall <clvanwall at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have been a Perl programmer for 15+ years and decided to give Python a
> try.  My platform is windows and I installed the latest 3.5.2. Next I
> decided to convert a perl program that uses a ndbm database since according
> to the doc on python, it should be able to work with it.  Needless to say,
> I get: dbm.error: db type is dbm.ndbm, but the module is not available
> Searching on Python Bug Tracker shows _dbm missing back in 03-03-2012!
> That's a long time for a bug to be left open.
> John Van Walleghen
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Hi there,

Could you please post code that is giving you an error?

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