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- Subject: Re: RES: Is there a "Virtual" Lua table library?
- From: Joseph Stewart <joseph.stewart@...>
- Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 21:03:27 -0500
The links to lhf's ftp site seem to be down... any mirrors? LuaForge
show "no release files" for this.
Thanks in advance!
On Thu, 20 Jan 2005 23:47:01 -0300, André de Leiradella
> > Thanks for the responses!
> > I have been vaguely aware of dbm and it's spawn for years, but have
> > never actually written any code to use one. Perhaps as Mark
> > mentioned, careful inspection of keys and values will make this class
> > of libraries usable for my purposes.
> > I've gotten spoiled by sqlite's ability to keep all tables and
> > indexes in one file and it's ACID method of protecting data... so I'm
> > looking to either use the btree/pager modules from sqlite or find a
> > dbm clone that has the same features. One thing that I don't like
> > about sqlite's implementation is the fact that it locks the entire
> > file for updates.
> > Take care everyone!
> > -joe
> Maybe lper fits your needs. It replaces the default memory allocator by
> one that uses a memory mapped file. Not only your data base would
> consist in Lua hash tables (fast lookup) but everything would persist
> across runs as well.
> Andre de Leiradella
Person who say it cannot be done should not interrupt person doing it.
-- Old Scottish Proverb