SNOBOL4SQLITE3DBM(3) | CSNOBOL4B 2.2 | December 5, 2020

NAME

snobol4sqlite3dbm – "dbm" style interface for SNOBOL4 using SQLite3

SYNOPSIS

-INCLUDE 'sqlite3dbm.3'

dbhandle = SQL3DBM_OPEN(file,flags,mode)

SQL3DBM_CLOSE(dbhandle)

SQL3DBM_STORE(dbhandle,key,datum,flags)

datum = SQL3DBM_FETCH(dbhandle,key)

SQL3DBM_DELETE(dbhandle,key)

key = SQL3DBM_FIRSTKEY(dbhandle)

key = SQL3DBM_NEXTKEY(dbhandle)

SQL3DBM_ERRMSG(dbhandle)

DESCRIPTION

A DBM compatible interface for snobol4(1) using the sqlite3 embedded database engine, and allows concurrent access by multiple processes.

SQL3DBM_OPEN
takes a filename (STRING), and ignores any additional arguments, and returns a database handle.

SQL3DBM_CLOSE
takes a database handle and closes it.

SQL3DBM_STORE
takes a database handle, a key, a value, and a flag, one of SQL3DBM_INSERT or SQL3DBM_REPLACE.

SQL3DBM_FETCH
takes a database handle and a key and returns a datum (if any) stored with that key.

SQL3DBM_DELETE
takes a database handle and a key and deletes the stored datum (if any).

SQL3DBM_FIRSTKEY
takes a database handle and returns a database key.

SQL3DBM_NEXTKEY
takes a database handle and returns a database key when called after SQL3DBM_FIRSTKEY.

SQL3DBM_ERRMSG
takes a database handle and string for the last sqlite3 database error.

COMPATIBILITY

database compatible with Python sqlite3dbm

SEE ALSO

snobol4(1), snobol4dbm(3), sqlite3(1)

AUTHOR

Philip L. Budne