Accesses data stored under a key.
C Library (libc.a)
datum dbm_fetch (db, key)
The dbm_fetch subroutine accesses data stored under a key.
|db||Specifies the database to access.|
|key||Specifies the input key.|
Upon successful completion, this subroutine returns a datum structure containing the value returned for the specified key. If the subroutine is unsuccessful, a null value is indicated in the dptr field of the datum structure.
This subroutine is part of Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.
The fetch subroutine.
List of NDBM and DBM Programming References and NDBM Overview in AIX Version 4.3 Communications Programming Concepts.