The GDBM package contains the GNU Database Manager. This is a disk file format database which stores key/data-pairs in single files. The actual data of any record being stored is indexed by a unique key, which can be retrieved in less time than if it was stored in a text file.
Prepare GDBM for compilation:
./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-libgdbm-compat
The meaning of the configure option:
This switch enables the libgdbm compatibility library to be built, as some packages outside of LFS may require the older DBM routines it provides.
Compile the package:
To test the results, issue:
Install the package: