Opens a database for access.
DBM Library (libdbm.a)
dbminit ( file)
The dbminit subroutine opens a database for access. At the time of the call, the file.dir and file.pag files must exist.
Note: To build an empty database, create zero-length .dir and .pag files.
|file||Specifies the path name of the database to open.|
Upon successful completion, this subroutine returns a value of 0. If unsuccessful, the subroutine returns a negative value.
This subroutine is part of Base Operating System (BOS) Runtime.
The dbm_open subroutine.
List of NDBM and DBM Programming References and NDBM Overview in AIX 5L Version 5.1 Communications Programming Concepts.